Development of a Risk Assessment Framework for New Animals and Plants




New and Emerging Animal Industries

Research Organisation

Pachyrhizi Consulting Pty Ltd

Objective Summary

1. To minimize the risk that that the establishment or development of plant or animal based production industries supported by RIRDC result in the introduction and/or spread of new pests weeds or diseases to Australia. 2. Provide RIRDC with a convenient and robust means of assessing the pest, weed and disease potential in Australia of the plants or animals that constitute the basis of production industries supported by RIRDC.

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Project Start Date

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Project Completion Date

Friday, September 30, 2011

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NAP-Facilitate new industry growth through multi-disciplinary approaches that potentially advantage several industries


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An Invasive Risk Assessment Framework for New Animal and Plant-based Production Industries