Plant protection profiles from Asia-Pacific countries (2009-2010) 3rd edition


Plant protection profiles from Asia-Pacific countries
(2009-2010), 3rd edition

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok 2011


This third edition of plant protection profiles from Asia-Pacific countries (2009-2010) provides the most current information about the organization and execution of plant protection functions in the 19 member countries of the Asia and Pacific Plant Protection Commission (APPPC) and Japan. The plant protection profiles were first published in March 2007 and updated in July 2009. The profiles provide key information about the plant protection functions in each country in an organized and structured manner so that they can be easily understood and updated. In addition to the updated profiles of 14 countries and analysis of the country reports, this edition features the analyses and summaries of country responses to four questionnaires. The questionnaire related to selected International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures identifies key factors that contributed to or hindered their implementation. The other three questionnaires relate to pesticide management and aim at determining the current status of compliance with the International Code of Conduct on the Distribution and Use of Pesticides. The country plant protection profiles and the analyses of the questionnaires will not only help policy-makers formulate more effective strategies and policies for their plant protection activities, but also promote closer coordination among the countries in the region.

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List of acronyms

1. Plant protection information exchange among APPPC member countries

2. Country plant protection profiles


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