Join Asia-Pacific Forest Invasive Species Network (APFISN)

Participation in this community is subject to the Terms of Engagement.

Why Join?

The Asia-Pacific Forest Invasive Species Network (APFISN) has been established as a response to the immense costs and dangers posed by invasive species to the sustainable management of forests in the Asia-Pacific region. APFISN is a cooperative alliance of the 34 member countries in the Asia- Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) - a statutory body of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The APFISN focuses on inter-country cooperation that helps to detect, prevent, monitor, eradicate and/or control forest invasive species in the Asia-Pacific region. The objectives of the APFISN Dgroup are to: · Raise awareness of forest invasive species (FIS) throughout the Asia-Pacific region and within a network of technical experts · Exchange and share information on FIS (recent outbreaks, new pests, detection activities, etc.) · Facilitate access to technical expertise, research results and training and education opportunities, consolidating a network of experts and a place for enhancing discussion and good practices exchange