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.
NEXT MEETING: IFQRG-12
Rome, Italy FAO Headquarters Septemeber 22-26, 2014
Contact Eric Allen firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.