National Invasive Species Strategy and Action Plan 2013-2020

National Invasive Species Strategy and Action Plan 2013-2020

The National Invasive Species Strategy and Action Plan (NISSAP) addresses much of the issue towards invasive species in Tonga. The NISSAP was aligned with the Guidelines for Invasive Species Management in the Pacific. It identifies the key strategy and action that need to be undertaken and effectively managed in order to reduce the impacts of invasive species in Tonga. The Strategy and Action have been prioritized, with timeframes and identification of the lead agency/group and relevant partners that will be involved in implementation. The development of this NISSAP was led by Ministry of Land, Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources. Facilitation by Pacific Invasives Initiative through a multi-sectoral consultative process involving representatives of a number of in-country governmental and non-governmental organizations as well as national and international experts from SPREP.

Publication funded by: GEF – PAS Invasive Species Project.

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