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Regional Guidelines

Regional Technical standards are established norm or requirements in regard to technical systems that establishes a uniform technical criteria, methods, processes,  practices and references for members consultation in establishing national frameworks. For the South-west Pacific region, such standards are formulated through consultative forums such as the Pacific Plant Protection Organisation (PPPO) comprising of 22 member countries in collaboration with international standard setting bodies such as the International Plant Protection Convention, World Organisation for Animal Health and the international food standard setting body  CODEX Alimentarius.    

Guidelines for surveillance for plant pests in Asia and the Pacific

Guidelines for surveillance for plant pests in Asia and the Pacific

While specimens submitted by plant-health scientists and farmers are still valuable, the collection of specimens has become more purposeful than in the past, driven by the need to expand scientific knowledge about biodiversity, concern about the need to recognize alien pests in new environments and a desire to expand trade in agricultural commodities. Consult the  Guidelines for surveillance for plant...
General Emergency Response Plan for Plant Pest Incursion

General Emergency Response Plan for Plant Pest Incursion

This manual contains a detailed emergency response plan (ERP) for plant pest incursions for use by Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) as a basis for national emergency response plans and pest-specific ERPs. The initial SPC draft was significantly improved by the participants at an Emergency Response Meeting in Papua New Guinea, in June 2001,...

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