Solidarity: in the
event of the appearance of a harmful organism
as a result of its introduction or spread
within the Community, Member States may receive
a ‘plant health control’ financial contribution
from the Community. The financial contribution
is used to cover expenditure for measures to
eradicate or contain the harmful organism.
Member States may receive from the Community a
financial contribution in order to strengthen
inspection infrastructures for plant health
checks on plant and plant products originating
in third countries.
Plant health measures in
the French overseas departments, the Azores and
is or has been used in programmes for the
control of organisms harmful to plants and
plant products in the French overseas
departments (Programme Poseidom) and in the
Azores and Madeira (Programme Poseima).
Measures eligible for Community financing under
the programmes include plant health measures
such as pest risk analysis, plant health
evaluation and the promotion of good