A guide for national plant protection organizations on communicating with stakeholders about pest risks

Mié, 01/05/2019


This guide was created under the auspices of the IPPC Secretariat as a component of the IPPC National Phytosanitary Capacity Building Strategy. The purpose of the guide is to support NPPOs in identifying and engaging with stakeholders, and in developing pest risk communication strategies to enhance phytosanitary decision making and plant health policy development. The guide first explains what is pest risk communication and why it is important, the key goals and concepts of pest risk communication, and the factors that may influence its success. It concludes by providing practical guidance on how to use plant health risk communication effectively.