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Call for urgent plans to protect Africa from invasive species

Image: Frank Peairs [CC BY 3.0 US], via Wikimedia Commons

Current law and strategies do not adequately address the challenge, institute warns

Poor planning leaves Africa vulnerable to invasive species, the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture has warned.

Much more support for science and technology is needed to manage invasive species on the continent, the Nigeria-based IITA argues in a 4 July report.

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