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National Node of the BCH
Capacity Building Activities, Projects and Opportunities
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2004-11-15 20:23 UTC (dubravka.stepic@biodiv.org)
Date of last update
2010-01-25 11:09 UTC (intern.ross.carroll@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2010-01-25 11:09 UTC (intern.ross.carroll@cbd.int)

General information
Title of the initiative
Australian Capacity Building activities undertaken by AQIS Training Services, Sydney, Australia
Contact person
Ms. Carolyn Irving
Environment Australia
Environment Strategies SectionDepartment of Foreign Affairs and TradeRG Casey Building, John McEwen CrescentCanberra ACT 2600, Australia
Beneficiary country(ies)
  • Cook Islands
  • Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
  • Ethiopia
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Israel
  • Kiribati
  • Marshall Islands
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Samoa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Tonga
  • Vanuatu
  • Australia
  • Global
  • CBD Regional Groups - Asia and the Pacific
Type of initiative
Main target group(s) / beneficiaries
  • Target group: Developing countries; Pacific Island States
Start Date
Ending date
Donor(s) information
Agency(ies) or Organization(s) implementing or sponsoring the initiative (Additional Information)
  • Type of Organization: Bilateral Donor Agency
Budget information
Australia international aid agency, AusAid
Secretariat of the Pacific Community
European Union
Activity details
Description of the initiative
National level activities
Development of national biosafety frameworks
Human-resources development
Institutional strengthening
Scientific, technical and institutional collaboration
Objective and main expected outcomes or lesson learned
To provide training in quarantine regulations and practices
To facilitate preparation of Quarantine Operations Manuals for many Pacific Island countries
To provide technical support in post-entry plant quarantine.
To promote understanding of quarantine regulations and legislation.

To help developing countries to comply with international standards regarding: a) quarantine regulations and legislation; b) pesticides legislation; and c) post-entry plant quarantine
General thematic area(s)
  • Institutional capacity
  • Human resources capacity development and training
  • Scientific, technical and institutional collaboration at subregional, regional and international levels
Additional Information
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