In the framework of an agreement with IPPC Secretariat and Fera (United Kingdom), regarding the strengthening biosecurity in selected MENA and Horn of Africa states – needs assessment and capacity development, a training course for trainers has been organized in Rabat (Morocco), on September 28 to October 2, 2015.

Candidates have been selected on the basis of their score obtained with on line PRA course of IPPC. candidates were from Egypt, Jordan, lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. The Training course was facilitated by:

  • Dr Julian Smith (Fera, Uk)
  • Dr Chris Malumphy (Fera, UK)


The participatory  PRA training focussed on Xylella fastidiosa and participants were invited to prepare material in advance of the training. The course took 5 days (Agenda).