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.
Pitcairn Island: Review of Biosecurity Operations
Tuesday, 02 March 2010 09:56

The Biosecurity operations for Pitcairn Islands was established in 2006 with the assistance of SPC. In March 2010 the technical assistance was revie....
Regional experts meet for the review of draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures
Tuesday, 02 March 2010 09:54
Workshop Participants

Twenty eight experts from 18 Pacific Island countries convened inĀ  Nadi, Fiji Islands for the 7th Technical Consultation on the Regional Workshop for....

Trade and Market
Tuesday, 02 March 2010 09:53
Biosafety Materials
Thursday, 25 February 2010 09:26
Biosafety Materials
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