CABI Declares War on Invasive Aliens (Aug 4, 2016)
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.
Launches Philippine Component of Invasive
Alien Species Project (Jan
Department of Environment and Natural
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).