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Provides links to resources in Asia with an interest in the prevention, control, or eradication of invasive species.

Items of Interest:

CABI Declares War on Invasive Aliens (Aug 4, 2016)
CAB International.
At its triennial Review Conference of Member Countries in Egham, UK, on 26-27 July, CABI launched a major new initiative to protect vulnerable rural communities in the fight against invasive alien species. Building on its 100-year track record in invasive species management, CABI will deliver a unique global programme to support 50 million vulnerable African and Asian farming families impacted by species that are out of control and threatening their livelihoods. This will link with, and build upon, the highly successful CABI-led Plantwise programme, which has already reached nearly 5 million farmers in 34 countries.

FAO and Partners Ramp Up Efforts to Track and Prevent Spread of Damaging Wheat Rusts (Apr 14, 2016)
UN. Food and Agriculture Organization.
The ongoing spread of wheat rusts, a group of fungal plant diseases that stymy the production of the staple grain and other crops, is raising concern in Central Asia and the Middle East and sparking closer international collaboration to study, detect and prevent the threat from advancing further.

Australia/Indonesia Biosecurity Partnership (Apr 8, 2016)
Australian Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre.
The Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre (PBCRC) will today sign a bilateral research agreement with five Indonesian research organisations that will see mutual plant biosecurity research, education and training to benefit both Indonesian and Australian biosecurity.

Partnership

Interactive Agricultural Ecological Atlas of Russia and Neighboring Countries (AgroAtlas): Economic Plants and their Diseases, Pests and Weeds
AgroAtlas.
Special Note: Over 70 scientists from three major Russian institutions and the USDA closely collaborated on this project.

Invasive Species Impacts in Asia
CAB International.

Tropical Asia Invaded: The Growing Danger of Invasive Alien Species (PDF | 8.40 MB)
Global Invasive Species Programme.

Federal Government

Linkages between Development Assistance and Invasive Alien Species in Freshwater Systems of Southeast Asia (Mar 2005; PDF | 370 KB)
USAID Asia and Near East Bureau.

International Government

Alien Species
Japan Ministry of the Environment.

Invasive Species of Japan
National Institute for Environmental Studies (Japan).

Academic

Management of Invasive Alien Species in Thailand (PDF | 181 KB)
Kasetsart University (Thailand). National Biological Control Research Center.

Professional

Invasive Alien Flora of India (PDF | 4.11 MB)
Indian Society of Weed Science.
Authored by: C. Sudhakar Reddy, G. Bagyanarayana, K.N. Reddy, Vatsavaya S. Raju

Plant Protection Publications
Food and Fertilizer Technology Center.

Freshwater Fishes of Russia - An Overview of Nonindigenous Fishes in Inland Waters of Russia
Russian Academy of Sciences. Zoological Institute.

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Last Modified: Dec 08, 2016
 
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