-Database requirement changes overtime. -Mapping exercise expensive (shortage of man power). Management and 16.Document & promote locally known biological control for IAS, e.g. GAS from 16. Report on locally known bio-control 16. Records of locally known bio-control -Risks of unverified information & its side
UNEP/CBD/COP/13/INF/34 Page 67 Eradication of IAS . red ants, Makira millipede, earth flatworm (Platymus Manokwarii) 17. Support programmes for the management and restoration of target species, especially GAS, CRB & Cocoa borer etc. 18. Introduced bio-control agents to manage and eradicate invasive species using appropriate best practices. agents for IAS in place. 17. Restoration program for IAS in place. 18. List of introduced bio-control agents produced. agents. 17. Target species eradicated & restored. 18. Records of introduced bio-control agents and used effectively. effects. -Capacity and finances might be an issue. -Unknown side effects might be available.
UNEP/CBD/COP/13/INF/34 Page 68 Tonga Project description Measurable indicators / targets Sources of verification Assumptions and risks Goal Enhance management of Invasive Aliens species on biodiversity, economies, livelihood and human health. Tonga’s NBSAP, NISSAP and Biosecurity Bill approved by the Cabinet. External experts review the Tonga NBSAP, NISSAP and Biosecurity Bill.(NISSAP is a live part of NBSAP) in line of the CBD and WTO SPS Agreement Biosecurity services in compliance with IPPC ISPMs. Funds available from International or regional organisations. Climate Change Change of political system Immediate objective (purpose) Invasive species management is improved for a healthier communities and their environment. IAS management program included in the Corporate Planning of PMO-Prime Minister Office, MEIDECC – Ministry of Meteorology, Environment, Information, Disaster Management, Energy, Climate Change and Communication, MOI-Ministry of Infrastructure, MOE- Ministry of Education & MAFFF-Ministry of Agriculture, Food,Forestry, Fisheries. Tonga NBSAP, NISSAP and Biosecurity Bill reviewed by an Independent agencies. (Biosecurity was in revise version) Local governments Ministries include budget for IAS management program. Lack of cross sectorial communications and coordination is a risk Unforeseen financial commitments and staff turnover are risks Expected results (outputs) Negative impact of invasive species on biodiversity is widely understood and included in the legal framework and government policies. Biosecurity Bill reviewed and enacted by 2018 Increased numbers of endangered species (flora and fauna) restored - eradication National Invasive species information tools in place. Biosecurity and Conservation Acts enacted. Records of invasive, endangered species and restoration projects updated and evaluate by IUCN and SPREP.
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