Title: PREVENTION, CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS.
Goal: To conserve ecosystems, species and genetic diversity in the Pacific region.
Objective: To reduce the environmental, economic, and human health impacts of invasive alien species in both terrestrial and marine habitats in the Pacific region.
Nine countries involved: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Tonga, and Vanuatu.
|Implementing agency||Regional executing agency||Donor|
|United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)||Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)|| Global Environment Facility (GEF)
National executing agencies: environment agencies from the national governments of the ten participating countries.
Official start: 9 September 2011
Official end: 2015 with a cost-free extension to 30 September 2016
3,031,818 USD (cash)
3,979,072 USD (in kind co-finance)
Partners: PIP, Island Conservation, Biosecurity Queensland, GEF-PAS IIB project
SPREP Regional Project Manager / SPREP IAS Adviser: David Moverley
SPREP IAS Project Assistant: Anna Bertram
SPREP IAS Communications: Tiffany Straza
SPREP IAS Knowledge Base and Regional Database: Natasha Doherty