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APPPC Organizes a Workshop on IPM FFS in Kathmandu

27/02/2017 02/03/2017

A four day Asia Pacific workshop on Empowering Farmers through Integrated Pest Management Farmers Field School (IPM FFS) in Support of Sustainable Intensification of Crop Production in the context of Climate Change was held in Kathmandu on 27 February to 2 March 2017.

Inaugurating the workshop, Radhika Tamang, Minister of State for Agricultural Development, said that Integrated Pest Management (IPM) through Farmers Field School (FFS) has been a significant contributor in improving public and environmental health and creating awareness in the continuation of all biological entities in the communities.

29 experts from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam participated in the workshop.

Experts from the participating countries made presentations on IPM-FFS and empowerment work in support of Sustainable Intensification of Crop Production in the context of Climate Change, showcasing relevant IPM-FFS work on Climate Change mitigation and adaptation and submission of a country paper on the updated status of IPM in the workshop.

Read more about the workshop here.

Read more about FAO’s work on IPM in Asia here.

Contact Person: Piao Yongfan, Senior Plant Protection Officer, FAO RAP