International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe)
African Insect Science for Food and Health
Plant Health Innovation Platform at Kiboko, Kenya: integrating and testing eco-friendly solutions against fall armyworm
Participatory testing of fall armyworm (FAW) solutions is helping to find eco-friendly and cost-effective integrated pest management (IPM) packages in Kenya.
Kenya: Scientists team up to control fall army worms
Source: Agro News (9 Nov 2022)
Scientists are working to contain the spread of fall armyworm in Kenya with naturally resistant varieties and eco-friendly solutions.
CGIAR Plant Health Initiative formally launched on the International Day of Plant Health
The Initiative targets a broad range of pests and diseases affecting cereals, legumes, potato, sweet potato, cassava, banana and other vegetables.
MAIZE partners announce a new manual for effectively managing maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease
The manual builds on the lessons of a decade of work on MLN management in sub-Saharan Africa by CIMMYT and its partners.
Somalia agriculture partners learn about integrated fall armyworm control practices
As the pest continues to cause damage to farmers’ fields, CIMMYT trained national agricultural partners on integrated pest management.
New publications: Agro-ecological options for fall armyworm management
Researchers suggest agro-ecological approaches be promoted as a core component of integrated pest management programs.