Factsheet: Guide to implementation of phytosanitary standards in forestry

Guide to implementation of phytosanitary standards in forestry

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Guide to implementation of phytosanitary standards in forestry
Description: 
FAO has prepared this guide to clarify how the International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) apply to forestry. The Guide interprets the standards relevant to international forestry pest risks into the language and framework of forest health, outlining how generic principles, such as pest risk analysis and surveillance, can be applied by forest health agencies and forest managers at all levels. It focuses on the practical application of the standards in the forest sector.
Goal/Aim: 
Phytosanitary standards for forestry and forest products.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
DG Health and Consumer Protection

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2011