From20 September 2016
On the occasion of the 27th SPREP Meeting, SPREP and FAO in collaboration
with SPC and the CBD Secretariat, with funding support by the European Union,
are organizing a panel discussion to inform the preparation of the Technical
Guidance Document above-mentioned on Mainstreaming Ecosystem Services and
Biodiversity in Agricultural Production and Management to Minimize Dependency
on Agrochemicals in the Pacific Islands.
The panelists represent Pacific island countries (PICs) where agricultural
production and the increase use of agrochemicals have been identified as a
major threat to the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services in their
National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP).