Report on contingency plans (CP) with emergency response (ER) exercises for biological invasions in Cameroon

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Commissioned under the GEF/UNEP, with the Ministry of Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development (MINEPDED) as the National Executing Agency and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MINADER) as Head of Component Task 2, the main objective of this study is to produce a manual detailing recommended contingency planning process for new introduced species incursions that could affect Cameroon over the next ten years, generic Emergency Response exercises for a range of high risk organism types and a PowerPoint presentation on the manual. The thrust of the study is to strengthen the overall efforts of Cameroon in biosecurity border controls to surveillance capability, and the ability to prevent and respond quickly in effectively eradicating incoming invaders.