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Science Exchange 2015

The 2015 Science Exchange (SX) will be held at Twin Waters Resort on the Sunshine Coast from 11-14 August 2015.

More information about the SX, including the venue, registration, transport and the program is available on the dedicated SX2015 website.



Africa Plant Biosecurity Network underway

15 Senior Biosecurity Fellows and 30 Associate Fellows - biosecurity champions for African plant pest and disease protection – will meet in Nairobi today for the first Africa Plant Biosecurity Network meeting.

An initiative of the Australia-Africa Plant Biosecurity Partnership, the Fellows will be trained in a range of plant protection areas to improve plant biosecurity in ten east and southern African countries, including matched training in Australia and development of communication skills.

Read the full PBCRC media release.



Early Warning
Early Warning

Program 01

Tools and techniques for the identification of new and emerging plant pest threats as well as decision-making tools to improve planning for pest threats.
Effective Detection and Response
Effective Detection and Response

Program 02

New technologies for surveillance and monitoring of plant pests, including faster, cheaper, more accurate identification and sharper responses to incursions.
Safeguarding Trade
Safeguarding Trade

Program 03

Tools, technologies and strategies to safeguard international markets for grain and horticultural exports and better management of established pests.
Secure Future
Secure Future

Program 04

Working with community, governments and industry to build engagement and developing a new national plant biosecurity structure to safeguard Australia well into the future.

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