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Mark Your Calendar for PestWorld East  

 

Mark your calendar for PestWorld East, 19-21 April 2015 in Dubai. Hosted by the NPMA along with Ecovar, this one-of-a-kind conference is designed to address pest management challenges specific to the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, and India.  

 

REGISTER TODAY! 

 

Click here to view the educational program.

   

VENDOR INFORMATION 

Click here to view sponsorship and vendor opportunities. If you have any questions about these opportunities, please contact Alexis Wirtz at awirtz@pestworld.org.  

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

Room rates: 695 AED for single occupancy/745 AED for double occupancy (room rate includes breakfast). Please note, these rates are available until 23 March, 2015. Click here to make your reservations online.

Save the Date for the 2015 Global Summit of Pest Management Services

 

3-5 June, 2015

Juan-les-Pins Conference Centre
Antibes Juan-les-Pins, France

 

Join the NPMA and the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations for a global summit created to address pest management services in terms of the needs of the food, food service, retail, hospitality and other service business sectors.

 

Click here to view sponsorship opportunities.  

 

Hotel Information

Reserve your hotel room at the AC Hotel Ambassadeur Antibes for 199 EUR per night. Click here to make your reservations.

News from Asia 
CPCRI Alerts on Pests That Can Ravage Coconut Palms
The Times of India, January 8, 2015 (India

The Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI), Kasargod, under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, has issued a red alert against invasive pests of coconut that could destroy coconut palms in India.  Read more...

More than 35,000 Rodent Burrows Treated by Authorities from January to Novomber Last Year
Channel News Asia, January 20, 2015 (Singapore

More than 35,000 rodent burrows have been detected and treated by authorities in the first 11 months of 2014, Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Grace Fu said on Jan 20. Read more...

News from Canada 
Chafer Beetles Cause Hungry Predators to Dig Up Port Coquitlam, B.C. Cemetery
CBC News, January 7, 2015 (British Columbia)

  

In the Port Coquitlam Cemetery, on Oxford St., large portions of the grass have been dug up by pests hunting for the tiny beetles which burrow into the ground, particularly in the colder months.  Read more...

Rat Hotline Encourages Rodent Reporting in Alberta
CBC News, January 20, 2015 (Alberta)

  

Alberta Agriculture has set up a toll-free number to report rats in an effort to keep the destructive rodents out of the province.  Read more...

News from the Mideast & Africa 
Funds Are Running Out in Battle Against Madagascar's Locusts
All Afria, January 21, 2015 (Madagascar)
 
In Madagascar, the battle against an ongoing plague of locusts risks being lost posing a serious food security challenge for 13 million people. Read more...
Government Reacts to Armyworm Outbreak
All Africa, January 1, 2015 (Zimbabwe) 
 

Government has started distributing chemicals to spray armyworms countrywide as efforts to control the pest intensify, an official said. Read more...

News from the UK/Europe 
Cockroaches and Mice Droppings Found in Plaistow Take-Away
Bloomberg, January 8, 2015 (Europe)
 
Cockroaches, mice droppings, hobs covered in grease and food left to cool next to bags of rubbish are some of the findings that prompted environmental health officers to shut down a Chinese take-away kitchen. Read more...
Mice on the Field at Manchester United
Mail Online, January 21, 2015 (United Kingdom)
 

Manchester United is working with pest control contractors to monitor problems with rodents in the North and South stands. Read more...


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Upcoming Events

PestWorld East

19-21 April, 2015

Dubai

Click here for more information.


Global Summit of Pest Management Services for Public Health and Safety

3-5 June, 2015

Juan-les-Pins Conference Centre, Antibes Juan-les-Pins, France 

Click here for more information.

  

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