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

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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.

Fierce Fight Against Invasive Alien Species (Jan 21, 2013)
Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Given that biodiversity and sustainable development have become the top priority of Vietnam and many other countries in the world, the management and control of invasive alien species are currently pressing problems. Recently, the Prime Minister signed Decision No. 1896/QD-TTg approving the project to prevent and control invasive alien species in Vietnam until 2020. The projects focuses on capacity of State management agencies and quarantine units in the control of invasive species involving scheduling, tracking records of exotic species imported into Vietnam; training leaders and management professionals working in the Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Plant Protection of provinces and cities under the Central Government, the Management Board on the prevention and control of invasive alien species.

DENR Launches Philippine Component of Invasive Alien Species Project (Jan 9, 2013)
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (Philippines).
The Philippine Department of Environmental and Natural Resources launched the Philippine component of an internationally-funded project on invasive alien species (IAS). The project, entitled "Removing Barriers to Invasive Species Management in the Production and Protection Forests in Southeast Asia" is funded by the Global Environment Fund (GEF) through the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP).

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.

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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