Research to improve pest risk methods

The International Pest Risk Research Group is focused on improving pest risk modelling and mapping methods through the application and sharing of rigorous, innovative research.

Come join us at IPRRG 2023!

Come join us at IPRRG 2023!

The first meeting of the International Pest Risk Research Group (IPRRG) in Africa, in partnership with the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service, CABI and Cervantes Agritech, will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 21st to 24th September 2023. We'd love for you to join us! Online registration is open and we're still accepting abstracts.

Visit the "IPRRG 2023" meeting page

IPRRG Webinar Series

IPRRG Webinar Series

The IPRRG webinar series continues! Anyone can attend one of our webinars by following the webcast link on the "IPRRG Webinar Series" page. Recordings are also available afterward via IPRRG's YouTube channel. ** Interested in presenting? contact one of the Executive Committee officers! **

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Project X - "Burgeoning Asian Trade Connectivity: Implications for International Pest Risks"

Project X - "Burgeoning Asian Trade Connectivity: Implications for International Pest Risks"

A new Group project, known by the nickname "Project X", emerged from the IPRRG 2018 meeting in Taichung, Taiwan. The project is intended to focus the skills and talents of IPRRG on a pressing global issue. A full prospectus for the project is available on the Project X page.

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USDA APHIS Biotechnology Regulatory Services hiring two biological scientists, applications accepted through 26 August

Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS) announces the opening of two Biological Scientists (Tree and Ecology specialties), GS-0401-11 in USAJobs.  These permanent positions are within the Biotechnology Risk Analysis Programs, Plants Branch and Plant Evaluation Branch.  The vacancy announcement closes on August 26, 2022.  The vacancy is advertised as Direct Hire (open to the public and current […]

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