Strategy for Managing Invasive Species in Africa 2021-2030
Published: June, 2020
Invasive species destroy livelihoods, cause hunger, threaten the economic prosperity of entire countries and regions,and increase biodiversity loss. The increasing frequency of invasions of invasive species in Africa suggests that many countries lack adequate capacity to detect and implement management measures. To effectively address the invasive species menace in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), a shift in strategy from a reactive to a more proactive intervention is urgently needed to be adopted based on the internationally recognised three-stage approach of prevention, early detection, and control.