This project will develop and strengthen capacities in taxonomic knowledge to identify and manage quarantine risks associated with agriculture commodities and to accurately diagnose pests and diseases among the ASEAN Member States (AMS).
Activity 1: Training and Capacity Building
Attachment program for at least 3 participants from ASEAN countries to research institutes in Japan in plant viruses, aphids and leaf miners
Activity 2: Networking and Institutionalization
A website hosting an expert register (from ASEAN + 3 nations and from elsewhere in the world), information on major pests & diseases of potential crops in the ASEAN + 3 nations, diagnostic resources and tools and e-applications for diagnostic services
Promotional materials, e.g. flyers, posters, data-sheets, stickers, and other marketing and promotional assets
Activity 3: Management and Coordination