COLEACP and NPPOs share the results of an internal audit system

A recent e-meeting with NPPOs focused on setting up an internal audit system, supported by COLEACP’s Fit For Market SPS programme. The internal audit system relates to support for the preparation and implementation of dossiers (systemic approaches) submitted to the EU’s DG SANTE, with regard to the requirements of the new EU Plant Health Regulation for control of quarantine pests on certain fruit and vegetables. The meeting was attended by Directors and representatives of NPPOs from many countries including Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Eswatini, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe … as well as a representative of the International Plant Protection Convention. The interactive session encouraged exchanges of information and experience between participants and with the COLEACP team. Other e-meetings will be proposed to our NPPO partners in the following weeks.