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MARIAS Project

“The Project “Addressing Invasive Alien Species Threats at Key Marine Biodiversity Areas” or shortly “Marine Invasive Alien Species Project” is implemented by the General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to “enhance the resilience of marine and coastal ecosystems through strengthened capacities and investment in prevention, detection, control and management of invasive alien species.”.

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MARINE INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES

PROJECT NEWS

Harvest Incentive Program Meeting for Combating Marine Invasive Alien Species (IAS) was held in Antakya-Hatay on 12-13 July 2021

The meeting on “Harvest Incentive Programs within the scope of Lionfish, Balloonfish and Water Hyacinth” was held on 12-13 July 2021 in Antakya-Hatay.

Harvest Incentive Program Meeting for Combating Marine Invasive Alien Species (IAS) was held in Antakya-Hatay on 12-13 July 2021

The Evaluation Meeting on the Content of the Protocols and Quarantine Mechanisms Guidelines was held on 09 June 2021 in Ankara

At the meeting held on June 09, 2021, project bio-security and quarantine expert Prof. Dr. Gürel TÜRKMEN and the legal advisor Prof. Dr. Süheyla Suzan GOKALP ALICA, emphasized examples from European Union (EU) Regulation on biosecurity and quarantine mechanisms and related contents were included and suggestions for Turkey were presented.

The Evaluation Meeting on the Content of the Protocols and Quarantine Mechanisms Guidelines was held on 09 June 2021 in Ankara

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T.R. MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY

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