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7th Meeting of the Caribbean Plant Health Directors Forum

Objective: To provide participants with an overview of phytosanitary principles to better enable their countries to safeguard against invasive species from a regulatory standpoint, while competing in the international marketplace. The meeting provides a forum for establishing a much needed technical advisory group comprised of the CARICOM Chief Plant Health Directors. This group will make […]

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DR Strategy

National Invasive Alien Species Strategy – Dominican Republic

This national strategy of invasive alien species has been prepared under the project “Mitigating the threat of invasive alien species in the insular Caribbean “funded by the Global Environment Facility (UNEP-GEF) and implemented by CAB International and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of the Dominican Republic, which seeks to provide countries participants and […]

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TT Draft Strategy

National Invasive Alien Species Strategy for Trinidad and Tobago

This Strategy is primarily targeted at government agencies as well as private stakeholders. It aims to engage not only nature conservation agencies but also all sectoral agencies with responsibility for activities relevant to IAS prevention or management. The strategy also recognizes the range of stakeholders involved in the movement and use of alien species (industry and trade, transporters, retailers, […]

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The Pet Trade Pathway Toolkit – Jamaica

This Pet Trade Pathway Toolkit is the first output under Jamaica’s 2014-2020 National Invasive Alien Species Strategy and Action Plan (NIASSAP). It was developed through a multi-stakeholder consultation process, and is intended for use by the government in cooperation with partners in the private and non-profit sectors. Although the primary motivation for the Toolkit is […]

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National Invasive Alien Species Strategy & Action Plan (NIASSAP) – 2014-2020

Invasive alien species (IAS) are alien (non-native) species whose introduction and/or spread threaten biological diversity. They are among the top drivers of biological diversity loss worldwide and place substantial constraints on sustainable development. The National Invasive Alien Species Strategy and Action Plan (NIASSAP) aims to guide the work of the government of Jamaica and collaborators […]

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