Demonstration of Research Impacts on Communities
Cereals, which include maize, sorghum, millet and rice, are the main staple and cash crops for millions of small-scale farmers in most of sub Saharan Africa (SSA). However, their production is hugely constrained by insect pests, notably stemborers, the parasitic weed known as striga and poor soil fertility.
Fruit Fly Integrated Pest Management
In Africa, horticulture offers one of the most important opportunities for income generation, employment creation, addressing food security needs, improving access to education and health care, and providing women with economic opportunities in rural economies.