Taxonomic capacity building to support market access for agricultural trade in the ASEAN region - Phase 2
The Phase 2 project was approved by JAIF for implementation from 15th July 2019 to 14th July 2020 after drawing positive responses from ASEAN member states.
The Phase 2 project aims to increase the capacity of ASEAN plant health officers in diagnostic skills for accurate and timely diagnosis and identification of pests and diseases which underpins the development and maintenance of robust pest lists, and to provide key skills needed in monitoring and surveillance, and border inspection systems.
The one-year project is composed of 2 (two) training workshops and 1 (one) attachment program in Japan:
- Training workshop on diagnostics of plant parasitic nematodes (in Indonesia)
- Training workshop on diagnostics of begomovirus and the use of LAMP kit (in the Philippines)
- Attachment program on diagnostics of plant parasitic nematodes (in Japan)