This project aims to assist five countries (Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and Nicaragua) to build capacity in disease prevention and treatment, as well as prevent the spread of HLB to two pest-free countries (El Salvador and Panama).
Overall, the project will:
1.Promote the use of healthy citrus seedlings.
2.Promote IPM technologies.
3.Enhance diagnosis technologies.
4.Establish surveillance and reporting systems.
1.International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF)
2.Organismo Internacional Regional de Sanidad Agropecuaria (OIRSA)
In each of the beneficiary countries, 100 percent of HLB-infected citrus plants will be replaced by healthy seedlings.
In each of the beneficiary countries, IPM technologies will be adopted across 25 percent of areas used for citrus production.
Training on diagnosis will be provided to personnel in each beneficiary country, raising capacity to 50 percent.
Surveillance and reporting systems will be established in pest-free countries (El Salvador and Panama) and/or pest-free areas.
Resources devoted to implementation
Financing (in USD)
Staff / Technical expertise
1 project manager (Taiwan), 1 regional coordinator (OIRSA), 7 technical specialists (Taiwan), 7 country coordinator, 35 short term consultants (person-time)
Location: Belize, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and El Salvador
Ernesto Huang (TaiwanICDF), Project Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
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