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Message from the CEO May 2021

May 19, 2021

The past 30 days has brought many reasons to celebrate. The first one is 21 years of operation for PHA, from small beginnings in our early days with six staff and 23 members to 35 staff, 59 members and 48 signatories 21 years later. I’m very proud to lead a company that for over two decades has diligently worked behind the scenes to minimise plant pest impacts, boost productivity and profitability of our industries and enhance market access. More

Contingency planning: A new streamlined model

May 6, 2021

There are over 70 contingency plans on the PHA website’s Pest Information Document Database, which provide technical and scientific advice to support decision making and response activities following the detection of a plant pest. These documents are especially valuable in the early stages of a response, where information is required rapidly. More