Action on Invasives Annual Report 2017
Published: March, 2018
This report provides information on the implementation of the programme’s activities in 2017, according to work packages deliverables. The report includes the next steps planned for the programme and a summary of the funding required in order to achieve the desired impacts.
The global cost of invasive species is estimated at US$1.4 trillion per year – close to 5% of global gross domestic product. Invasives disproportionately affect vulnerable communities in poor rural areas, especially in developing countries which depend on natural resources, healthy ecosystems, trade and tourism for their livelihoods.
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