International Forestry Quarantine Research Group

Winter Oaks - photo K. Godwin

The International Forestry Quarantine Research Group was established to provide a mechanism where critical forestry quarantine issues can be addressed through discussion and collaborative research. It serves to bring together scientists and phytosanitaryofficialsto foster multi-disciplinary approaches to forest quarantine-related problems of global significance.

The Group serves several main functions:

  • Advisory body to the IPPC providing scientific analysis and review of global phytosanitary issues and new information
  • Forum for the discussion and clarification of key issues related to the phytosanitary implications of global trade.
  • Identify and undertake collaborative scientific research aimed at high priority forestry quarantine questions.


Rome, Italy FAO Headquarters Septemeber 08-12, 2014

Contact Eric Allen for more information.