Biosecurity and Trade

Biosecurity is a strategic and integrated approach to analyzing and managing relevant risks to human, animal and plant life and health and associated risks to the environment. Interest in biosecurity has risen considerably over the last decade in parallel with increasing trade in food, plant and animal products, more international travel, new outbreaks of transboundary disease affecting animals, plants and people, heightened awareness of biological diversity and greater attention to the environment and the impact of agriculture on environmental sustainability.

Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTSs) need to position themselves to take advantage of trading opportunities, while protecting their natural resource base from potential risks.
SPC conducts biosecurity training for Micronesian countries
Tuesday, 09 July 2013 11:28

The 12th Annual SPC/UOG/USDA APHIS biosecurity training, held at the University of Guam (UOG) from 28 to 31 May 2013, included participants from Kirib....

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SPC facilitates access to CABI’s Crop Protection Compendium
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 08:57
The Biosecurity and Trade team of SPC’s Land Resources Division, in collaboration with CABI (a not-for-profit science-based development and informat....
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NZAID pest diagnostics advance training
Thursday, 09 May 2013 08:00

Officers from SPC and Biosecurity Authority Fiji attended a two-week  (8th -19th April) Advanced Pest Diagnostics Training at the New Zealand Ministry....

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SPC officiates first regional workshop on international Merchandise Trade Statistics
Thursday, 20 December 2012 15:46

The first regional workshop on international merchandise trade statistics (IMTS) took place in Noumea, New Caledonia in November. Organised by the Sec....

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