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B3 support for the NZ dairy biosecurity risk evaluation framework (DBRiEF)

Biosecurity outcome

  • Insect and weed biosecurity risks to plants important for NZ dairying have been identified and prioritised to help design mitigations to prevent their entry and establishment.

Science outcome

New approaches to pest risk assessment will be developed, contrasted with other approaches, and made available to the international science community through peer reviewed publications

Key end users/stakeholders

Implementation:  Co-funded by DairyNZ, biosecurity risks identified from the project will be considered by them as part of the industries biosecurity preparedness.  Generic understandings of this approach will provided to MPI Science & Risk – Plants & Pathways.