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IITA trains extension agents and agro-input dealers on Integrated Pests Management for cowpea production

IITA trains extension agents and agro-input dealers on Integrated Pests Management for cowpea production

Through the Feed the Future Nigeria Integrated Agriculture Activity, IITA recently trained extension agents and agro-input dealers in Adamawa and Borno States on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques for cowpea production.   The training exposed participants to a pest control system that does not depend on the automatic application of pesticides; instead, the IPM regulates pests using various control measures, including mechanical, cultural, and biological. The IPM focuses on pest management that…

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Dr Charles Iyangbe and IAA Chief of Party Mr Prakash Kant Silwal.

Integrated Agriculture Activity presents draft work plan for second-year operation

The USAID-funded Feed-the-Future Nigeria Integrated Agriculture Activity (IAA) has outlined its proposed second-year work plan at a meeting with stakeholders in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. Virtual participants, along with 58 people on location, attended the seminar.  In his welcome address, IAA Chief of Party Prakash Kant Silwal highlighted some achievements from the Activity’s first year…

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