Impact of biological control of stem borers on maize and sorghum production in East and Southern Africa
icipe in collaboration with its partners has developed and implemented biological control (BC) of stemborers, including the release of a natural enemy, which has now spread widely in Kenya. The SSIA Unit is using a combination of economic surplus approach with econometric methods, to conduct rigorous assessment of the aggregate economic and poverty impacts of the BC.
- Department for International Development, United Kingdom (DFID)
- University of Nairobi, Kenya
- Kenya Agricultural Research Institute