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Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program

Under the Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program, APHIS funds projects organized around specific goal areas that represent critical needs and opportunities to strengthen, prevent, detect, and mitigate invasive pests and diseases. The six strategic goal areas include:

  1. Enhancing plant pest and disease analysis and survey
  2. Targeting domestic inspection activities at vulnerable points in the safeguarding continuum
  3. Enhancing and strengthening pest identification and technology
  4. Safeguarding nursery production
  5. Conducting targeted outreach and education; and
  6. Enhancing mitigation and rapid response capabilities 

Fiscal Year 2021 Announcement

The fiscal year (FY) 2021 open period for submitting suggestions to implement the Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program will begin in July and last for seven weeks. Stakeholders are encourage to review the following documentation to prepare for the upcoming open period.      

Resources for Suggestors

For your convenience, the FY 2020 spending plan is also included.   


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