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In managing the FAW outbreak, pesticides can be harmful, particularly to the environment as they affect non-targeted organisms, like bees. Though often overlooked, there are other, more natural approaches which have proven effective, such as push-pull and other intercropping technologies,...

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FAO is organizing two sub-regional training workshops on Farmer Field Schools (FFS) for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of Fall Army Worm (FAW).

One workshop will be held in Yaoundé, Cameroun from the 9th to 15th of April and involve...

Production system: Cereals

 

 

 

 

 

The mechanical control intervention against the Fall Armyworm - The case of Embu county pilot project 

An update on the FAW response programme

 

The situation

The FAO SFE Global Fall Army Worm (FAW) (Spodoptera frugiperda) Emergency...

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Faced with the infestation of millions of hectares of maize, most in the hands of smallholder farmers, and the relentless spread of Fall Armyworm (FAW) across most of Africa, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched a comprehensive guide on...

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A seminar on Farmer Field Schools (FFS) and Information and Communication Tecnology (ICT) was held on December 13th, at Kunming, the capital city of China's Yunnan Province. It was co-organized by National Agro-Technical Extension and Service Center, and Yunnan Plants Protection...

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