South Atlantic Overseas
Territories Regional Biosecurity Workshop
Ascension Island: 14th - 18th
As part of its technical
workshop programme, In August 2015 JNCC, in collaboration
with the Ascension Island Government, held
a regional workshop hosted by the Ascension Island Government
Conservation Department. The workshops focussed on sharing
Biosecurity experiences and best practice across the South
Atlantic Overseas Territories.
The workshop report will published shortly as
part of the JNCC Report
The main objectives of the workshop
- To share experience and good practice in
- To improve the Biosecurity
of the participating Overseas Territories
- To explore the potential for
a regional approach to Biosecurity building on the 2009 Regional
South Atlantic Invasive Species Strategy.
- To identify next steps
required and advice and expertise to address those next steps.
background document outlines the existing policy context and
the workshop preparation process.
workshop programme was developed through a series of
meetings with the organising group.