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As the good rains came down, one would expect the arable farmers’ smiles to last a little bit longer but the high infestation of the Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) has since wiped the smiles from Botswana farmers. The invasion of...

Production system: Crops
Inception workshop of the TCP on Fall Armyworm Workshop
29 November 2019 - 30 November 2019

The Fall Armyworm (FAW) (Spodoptera frugiperda), a transboundary insect pest native of the Americas, was first officially reported in India late July 2018, initially confined to the Southern State of Karnataka. Despite multiple measures implemented, due to its biology and...

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Following the 25-year of the IPM development and implementation in the country, it is a time to bring all relevant stakeholders to meet and discuss the past, present and future of the IPM’s best practices and learns learnt.  In this...

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KULIMA, a 5-year programme funded by the European Union and FAO and in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development of Malawi, has proven its success with its first harvest of healthy bunches of bananas.

Malawi’s banana industry has...

Production system: Fruits and Nuts

Starting in the 1990’s, the International Potato Center (CIP)’s integrated pest management team for potato late blight (IPM-LB) realized the importance of addressing the management of late blight, a complex potato disease, by combining crop protection and management sciences, with...

Production system: Root/Tuber crops
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