Recruiting a Coordinator for the International Plant Sentinel Network






Botanic Gardens Conservation International - logoClosing date for applications:  Sunday 4th August

Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), the world’s largest plant conservation network, is recruiting a coordinator for a newly established International Plant Sentinel Network (IPSN).  This Network is being established as part of a project led by the UK’s Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) “Establishing the basis for an International Plant Sentinel Network (IPSN) as an early-warning system for future pest threats” and is funded through the EU’s EUPHRESCO programme.

The Project:
The project is aimed to enhance activities that provide early warning of new and emerging plant pests and diseases.  It will involve extensive collaboration amongst partners in Europe and beyond, with a focus on linking botanic gardens and arboreta, National Plant Protection Organisations and plant protection scientists.

Further details of the position are available on the BGCI website