The purpose of the meeting is to set out the objectives, review activities of the project to date and to confirm on future activities. The main elements of the meeting are as set out below:

To review

  • the importance of regional biosecurity
  • the FAO on-line Pest Risk Analysis activity
  • the FAO questionnaire on pest surveillance

Future actions for discussion include:

  • Training course on conducting Pest Risk Analysis
  • In-country reviews on biosecurity capacity