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Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP), 2008. Marine Biofouling: An Assessment of the Risks and Management Initiatives. Compiled by Lynn Jackson on behalf of the Global Invasive Species Programme and the UNEP Regional Seas Programme. 68pp

English (2.0 MB pdf file)


Smith, R.D., Aradottir, G.I., Taylor, A. and Lyal, C. 2008. Invasive species management – what taxonomic support is needed? Global Invasive Species Programme, Nairobi, Kenya.

English (1.3 MB pdf file)


Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP), 2008. Biofuel crops and the use of non-native species: mitigating the risks of invasion. May 2008

English (0.3 MB pdf file)


Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP) 2007. Invasive Species and Poverty: Exploring the links.

English (2.24 MB pdf file)


R.M. Wise, B.W. van Wilgen, M.P. Hill, F. Schulthess, D. Tweddle, A. Chabi-Olay, and H.G Zimmermann, 2007. The Economic Impact and Appropriate Management of Selected Invasive Alien Species on the African Continent. Final Report prepared for the: Global Invasive Species Programme. CSIR Report Number CSIR/NRE/RBSD/ER/2007/0044/C

English (1.14 MB pdf file)


Invasive Alien Species and Protected areas: A Scoping Report Part I. Scoping the scale and nature of invasive alien species threats to protected areas, impediments to IAS management and means to address those impediments. 2007. Produced for the World Bank as a contribution to the Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP). Produced by Maj De Poorter (Invasive Species Specialist Group of the Species Survival Commission of IUCN - The World Conservation Union)

English (0.54 MB pdf file)


Invasive Alien Species and Protected areas: A Scoping Report Part II. Suggestions for an IUCN approach to addressing present and future threats from invasive alien species in protected areas. 2007 Produced for the World Bank as a contribution to the Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP). Produced by Maj De Poorter (Invasive Species Specialist Group of the Species Survival Commission of IUCN - The World Conservation Union)

English (0.13 MB pdf file)


Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP) 2007. Development of case studies on the economic impacts of invasive species in Africa. Mimosa pigra

English (839 kb pdf file)


Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP) 2007. Development of case studies on the economic impacts of invasive species in Africa Salvinia molesta

English (759 kb pdf file)


National and Regional Legislation for promotion and Support to the Prevention, Control, and Eradication of Invasive Species. Young, T.R. 2006. Paper No. 108, Environment Papers, The World Bank.

English (381 kb pdf + 120 kb jpg)


The Aid Trade - International Assistance Programs as Pathways for the Introduction of Invasive Alien Species. Murphy, S.T. & Cheesman, O.D. 2006. Paper No. 109, Environment Department Papers, The World Bank.

English (247 kb pdf + 130 kb jpg)


Hewitt C.L., Campbell M.L. & Gollasch S. 2006 Alien species in aquiculture. considerations for responsible use. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK 32pp.

English (3.2 MB pdf)


Simons, S.A. and De Poorter, M. (eds.) 2009. Best Practices in Pre-Import Risk Screening for Species of Live Animals in International Trade: Proceedings of an Expert Workshop on Preventing Biological Invasions, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA, 9-11 April 2008. Global Invasive Species Programme, Nairobi, Kenya. 30pp

English (2.01 MB pdf)


South America invaded: The growing danger of invasive alien species

English (pdf 9.78 MB + pdf 358 KB) | Spanish (pdf 9.78 MB + pdf 358 KB)


Linkages between Development Assistance and Invasive Alien Species in Freshwater Systems in South East Asia. Gutierrez, A.T. & Reaser, J.K. 2005 USAID Asia and Near East Bureau, Washington, DC.

English (pdf 415 KB)


Perrings C. 2005. The socioeconomic links between invasive alien species and poverty Report to the Global Invasive Species Program.

English (pdf 380 KB)


McGarry D., Shackelton C.M, Gambiza J., Shackelton S.E. & Fabricius C.F. 2005. A rapid assessment of the effects of invasive species on Human livelihoods, especially of the rural poor. Deaprtment of Environmental Science, Rhodes University, Grahamstown.

English (pdf 688 kb)


Africa invaded: the growing danger of invasive alien species.

English (pdf 5.89 MB)


Tropical Asia invaded: the growing danger of invasive alien species.

English (pdf 14 MB)


Invasive Alien Species A Challenge to NEPAD

English (pdf 4.73 MB)


Proceedings of the Regional Workshop on Invasive Alien Species and Terrestrial Ecosystem Rehabilitation for Western Indian Ocean Island states – Sharing Experience, Identifying Priorities and Defining Joint Action, Seychelles 13 - 17th October 2003. J.R. Mauremootoo J.R. (Editor)

English (pdf 3.25 MB)


Macdonald, I.A.W., J.K. Reaser, C. Bright, L.E. Neville, G.W. Howard, S.J. Murphy & G. Preston (eds.). 2003. Invasive alien species in southern Africa: national reports & directory of resources. Global Invasive Species Programme, Cape Town, South Africa.

English (pdf 551 kb)


Pallewatta, N., J.K. Reaser & A. Gutierrez (eds.). 2003. Prevention and Management of Invasive Alien Species: Proceedings of a Workshop on Forging Cooperation throughout South and Southeast Asia. Global Invasive Species Programme, Cape Town, South Africa.

English (pdf 1.29 MB)


Pallewatta, N., J.K. Reaser, and A.T. Gutierrez. (eds.). 2003. Invasive Alien Species in South-Southeast Asia: National Reports & Directory of Resources. Global Invasive Species Programme, Cape Town, South Africa.

English (pdf 656 kb)


Shine, C., J.K. Reaser, and A.T. Gutierrez. (eds.). 2003. Prevention and Management of Invasive Alien Species: Proceedings of a Workshop on Forging Cooperation throughout the Austral-Pacific. Global Invasive Species Programme, Cape Town, South Africa.

English (pdf 1.8 MB)


Shine, C., J.K. Reaser, and A.T. Gutierrez. (eds.). 2003. Invasive alien species in the Austral Pacific Region: National Reports & Directory of Resources. Global Invasive Species Programme, Cape Town, South Africa.

English (pdf 3.75 MB)


Prevention and management of Invasive Alien Species: Proceedings of a workshop on forging cooperation throughout South America in English/Spanish/Portuguese

English (pdf 391 kb)


Invasive alien species in the South America: national reports and directory of resources in English/Spanish/Portuguese

English (pdf 391 kb)


McNeely, J.A., Mooney, H.A., Neville, L.E., Schei, P. & Waage, J.K. (eds.) 2001. Global Strategy on Invasive Alien Species. IUCN on behalf of the Global Invasive Species Programme, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK

English | French | Spanish


Reaser, J.K., L.E. Neville, H. E. Svart (eds.). 2002. Management of Invasive Alien Species: Forging Cooperation in the Baltic/Nordic Region. The Global Invasive Species Programme.

English


Mesoamerica and the Caribbean: Invasives in Mesoamerica and the Caribbean. Regional workshop in Invasive Alien Species, San José, Coast Rica June 2001

English & Spanish (pdf 1.55 MB)


McNeely, J. A. (Editor). 2001. The Great Reshuffling: Human Dimensions of Invasive Alien Species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vi + 242pp.

English (pdf 7.8 MB)


Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP) 2007. Development of Case Studies on the Economic Impacts of Invasive Species in Africa- Mimosa pigra .

English


East Africa: Invasive Species in Eastern Africa: Proceedings of a workshop held at ICIPE, July 5-6, 1999 Edited by Elizabeth E. Lyons and Scott E. Miller

English (pdf 944 kb)


CAB International (2004). Prevention and Management of Alien Invasive Species: Forging Cooperation throughout West Africa. Proceedings of a workshop held in Accra, Ghana, 9-11 March, 2004. CAB International, Nairobi, Kenya

English | French


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