Council or Task Force
Weeds Research Division
South Africa Agricultural Research Council. Plant Protection Research Institute.
Invasive Species Impacts in Africa
Invasive Alien Plants and Their Management in Africa (2013; PDF | 7.75 MB)
Invasive Plants Keys and Fact Sheets
East African Network for Taxonomy.
Invaded: The Growing Danger of Invasive Alien
Species (2004; PDF | 14.21 MB)
Global Invasive Species Programme.
See also: GISP Publications and Reports for additional reports for Africa
Invasive Species South Africa - Protecting Biodiversity from Invasion
Invasive Species South Africa.
Framework for Monitoring Invasive Tree Species in Ghana (2003)
United Kingdom Government. Department for Environmental, Food and Rural Affairs. Darwin Initiative for the Survival of Species.
The purpose of the project was to develop a framework for monitoring the impacts of invasive tree species on biodiversity in rural communities of Ghana (Project No. 162/9/019; 2000-2003).
Submitted by: Centre for Natural Resources and Development, NatureBureau International; Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford; Forestry Research Institute of Ghana; Ghana Organic Agriculture Network; Suntaa-Nuntaa Agroforestry
Species Network for Africa (FISNA)
UN. Food and Agriculture Organization.
FISNA was created in 2004 to coordinate the collation and dissemination of information relating to forest invasive species in sub-Saharan Africa for sustainable forest management and conservation of biodiversity.
in Forestry: A Case Study on the Status of Invasive Forest Tree
Species in Southern Africa (Mar 2003)
The FAO Forestry Department Working Papers report on issues and activities related to the conservation, sustainable use and management of forest resources. The purpose of these papers is to provide early information on on-going activities and programmes, and to stimulate discussion. This paper is one of a series of FAO documents on forestry-related biosecurity issues.
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS).
KEPHIS is the government parastatal whose responsibility is to assure the quality of agricultural inputs and produce to prevent adverse impact on the economy, the environment and human health. Strategic objectives include protect plants from pests, weeds and invasive species.
AGIS - Weeds and Invasive Plants
South Africa Department of Agriculture. Agricultural Geo-Referenced Information System (AGIS).
AGIS strives to offer a one-stop information service for the agricultural sector in South Africa. Using interactive WEB-based applications, AGIS provides access to spatial information (maps), industry specific information and decision support tools.
Working for Water Programme
Republic of South Africa. Water Affairs Department.
The fight against invasive alien plants is spearheaded by the Working for Water (WfW) programme, launched in 1995 and administered through the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.
Invasive Species Programme
South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI).
The Invasive Species Programme (ISP) aims to detect invasive species; assess the risk these species pose to South Africa and attempt eradication of high risk species with limited distribution.
Swaziland's Alien Plants Database
Swaziland National Trust Commission.