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Indigenous to southern and eastern Asia, the semi-woody vine Kudzu was first introduced to the United States as an ornamental vine as well as to control soil erosion. It spread rapidly in the South-eastern US leading to the loss of valuable crop land, and damage to telephone and power lines.
Credit: Danny Hooks- istockphoto.com

The following organizations and bodies are key partners in the implementation of Article 8(h) of the Convention and associated decisions of the Conference of the Parties:


TNC

The Nature Conservancy's (TNC) mission is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. One main focus area is on invasive species and here TNC strives toward abating the threat to biodiversity from invasive non-native species. TNC is a member of GISP.

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme