Fall armyworm IPM

The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) in partnership with the European Union, is implementing a 4-year regional project dabbed, “The Integrated Pest Management Strategy to Counter the Threat of Invasive Fall Armyworm to Food Security in Eastern Africa (FAW-IPM).” The project aims to improve the resilience of smallholder maize production systems in eastern Africa through enhanced preparedness and eco-friendly management of the threat posed by FAW, to ensure food and nutritional security. The FAW-IPM project is a collaborative effort led by icipe in partnership with the National Research and Extension Systems (NARES), private sector, national governments, regional and international organizations; in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Rwanda.

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