2021 BAPHIQ-TARI-APAARI International Webinar on “Monitoring and Early Warning of Plant Pest and Disease Epidemics in Response to Climate Change” was successfully conducted on July 27 and 28, 2021. The event is jointly organized by FFTC and Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ), COA; Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute (TARI), COA; and Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI).
The workshop had around 210 plus online registrants from 22 countries. The participants came mainly from Taiwan, India, Japan, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Thailand, and a few from Indonesia, Korea, Algeria, Australia, Fiji, Iran, Samoa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Suriname, the Netherlands, Oman, and United Kingdom.
The online workshop was mainstreamed live on the Cisco Webex platform.
Workshop speakers and moderators were invited experts coming from 12 countries (Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam) to exchange experiences and best practices in the monitoring and early warning systems for plant pests and diseases in each country in response to climate change.
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