Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Handling pests with care instead of pesticide

Cambodia, 10 Dec 2010 -- In this week’s episode, research intern Matt Styslinger, Nourishing the Planet TV, explains how farmers in Cambodia, with training from organizations supported by FAO and its Regional Vegetable Integrated Pest Management Programme, are combining various strategies and practices to grow healthy crops without the aid of expensive and hazardous chemical inputs. This alternative approach is called Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

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