fall armyworm

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation (9 Mar 2020)

Effective pest management is the responsibility of farmers and scientists.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.

Capacity development
News

Visit to CIMMYT headquarters reaffirms research collaboration.

Capacity development
Features

Scientists mobilize African and Latin American knowledge to protect Asia’s maize.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Mongabay (24 Oct 2019)

CIMMYT Systems Agronomist Frédéric Baudron advocates a multipronged approach to protect maize crops from the invasive pest.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.

Innovations
Features

CIMMYT entomologist strengthens native resistance in maize against fall armyworm and equips farmers with pest control measures.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Kenya News Agency (27 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT’s Stephen Mugo suggests early planting, intercropping and other methods.

Innovations
News

Scientists in Nepal are evaluating push-pull cropping systems as a pest control method.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Experts discussed the status of the outbreak, the role of research and applicable measures.

Nutrition, health and food security
Infographics

A series of infographics shows farmers in Bangladesh the threat of fall armyworm, how to identify it in the fields and what to do in case of damage.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

In annual meeting, STMA project partners build on the successes of research in combatting drought, heat, pests and disease.

Innovations
Publications

Researchers suggest agro-ecological approaches be promoted as a core component of integrated pest management programs.

Nutrition, health and food security
Press releases

Identifying best practices to fight the invasive pest.