Nicaragua and OIRSA

Nicaragua and OIRSA

OIRSA, through its representation in NICARAGUA, has been providing technical and financial collaboration for national and regional programs and projects, which have directly contributed to the control and eradication of pests and diseases. An example of this is NICARAGUA 's achievement in eradicating the pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella) on Corn Island and Classical Swine Fever.

Similarly, support is provided to the Competent Authority in addressing National and Regional Phytosanitary Emergencies, such as the African Giant Snail, among others.

Currently, this representation provides technical and financial support for the health and phytosanitary plans of the Nicaraguan Institute for Protection and Agricultural Health (IPSA) through programs and projects, among which the following can be highlighted:

Animal Health

    • Brucellosis and Bovine Tuberculosis Program
    • Avian Diseases Program
    • Classical Swine Fever Program
    • Bovine and Swine Traceability Program
    • Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Program
    • Beekeeping Program

For Plant Health and Seeds:

    • Phytosanitary Certification and Seeds
    • Fruit Fly Free Area
    • Citrus Huanglongbing Program
    • Flying Locust Campaign (Schistocerca piceifrons piceifrons)
    • Citrus Leprosis Campaign (CiLV)
    • Zebra Chip and Permanent Tomato Leafroll Campaign (Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum).
    • Pink Bollworm-Free Area and Surveillance Program
    • Corn Asphalt Spot Campaign (Phyllachora maydis Maubl., Monographella maydis Müller & Samuels, and Coniothyrium phyllachorae Maubl)

Agro-Food Safety

We are strengthening the Inspection System for dairy, meat, vegetable, and aquaculture products.

Agricultural Quarantine:

Support for strengthening inspections and improvement of quarantine posts.

Support for Quality Management

Support for strengthening official and reference laboratories:

    • Residue Laboratory Services
    • Servicios Laboratorio de Diagnóstico Veterinario
    • Phytosanitary Laboratory Services



MV. Willi Flores Díaz

Representante del OIRSA en Nicaragua


Residencial Las Colinas, Casa No. 318, 2da. entrada Av. Paseo del Club frente a entrada principal Estación de Bomberos, Managua, Nicaragua.

Tel.: +  (505)  2276-2653  e-mail:

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