14 November 2014
All three Taupulega (
village council of elders)
expressed tremendous support behind the Yellow Crazy Ant Project
during consultations last week.
Yellow Crazy Ants
The main purpose of the consultation was to introduce/inform each Taupulega
of the details of the project while assessing facilities and processes for its sustainability.
The project will enhance sustainable prevention and awareness strategies against invasive species.
The project detail highlighted the training of Biosecurity Officers and community workshop to enhance security from pests.
It will improve capacity and better manage of ants to insure a rapid response at a low cost.
The project is funded by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand.
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