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Development of a Regional Risk Management Framework for APEC Economies for Use in the Control and Prevention of Introduced Marine Pests, 2002

Published Date December 2002
Type of Publication Reports
Publication Under SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation (SCE), Ocean and Fisheries Working Group (OFWG)
Accessed 19178
Pages 190
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This report reviews international agreements and protocols relevant to introduced marine pests, examines the approaches to detection and management of such pests in APEC economies as well as identifies and reviews the impacts, management priorities and hazards of such pests to individual economies and the APEC region as a whole. It also details the necessary considerations for developing a risk management framework to respond to the threat of such pests in APEC economies and the APEC region as a whole.

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Management Capabilities and Approaches
  • Priorities and Hazards for APEC Economies
  • Considerations for a Risk Management Framework
  • Conclusion and Recommendations
  • References
  • Appendix