The Land Resources Division (LRD) provides advice, technical assistance, research and training support to Pacific Island countries and territories on all aspects of agriculture and forestry. This includes plant protection, conservation, plant genetic resources, animal health and production, agroforestry, biosecurity and trade facilitation, and sustainable systems for agriculture, forestry and land management. This work has two objectives: improved food and nutritional security, and resilient communities. The division’s services are provided through seven technical/thematic teams: Animal Health and Production; Plant Health; Biosecurity and Trade Facilitation; Forest and Agriculture Diversification; Crop Production and Extension; Genetic Resources; and Forests and Trees.
Integrated Programme Coordinator (Biosecurity, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards) will coordinate and manage the resources, activities and responsibilities identified for the Biosecurity, Sanitary and Phytosanitary work of LRD in collaboration with LRD operational pillars and stakeholders in the Pacific Region. This role will initiate and take active part in Biosecurity, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards fora with key stakeholders to provide advice, develop and undertake programmes that will contribute to improved SPS and reduced Biosecurity risks.