Pest Risk Analysis Training in LDCs. Robert Ikin Biosecurity Consultant Brisbane Australia [email protected] What is the best strategy for Pest Risk Analysis training?. Limited technical expertise Limited information resources Operational capacity restricted
Pest Risk Analysis Training in LDCs
International context – WTO;SPS; IPPC, ISPMs and the CBD.
Regional context – regional trade agreements and RPPOs
National context – legislation, NPPO structure and functions, inter-departmental liaison.
PRA process and linkage to ISPMs
PRA exercises – commodity/country combinations; LMOs; IAS/weed risk
Implementation capability – not just a pest list
Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation exercise to identify areas requiring inputs.
Who needs the training?
What type of training is required by each group (curriculum)?
How is the training delivered to ensure impact?
What are the sustainability problems that limit implementation of the knowledge delivered?
Limited technical expertise
Mentor at the right level
Relevant exercises and examples
Focus on national needs - PRA on a potential import
Limited information resources
CABI CPC as a primary resource
Limited treatment options
Systems approach complexity
Cost of HTFA etc
PRA not mandated as a process
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