Cassava is an important staple crop in many countries around the world and is crucial for food security. But climate change makes the staple crop vulnerable to pests and diseases.
Access and perception can keep many smallholder farmers in developing countries from swapping out pesticides for sustainable solutions.
For the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, women working in Integrated Pest Management reflect on the important work they do for food security and the future of women in science.
CORAF’s Project to Support the Regional Plan for the Control of Fruit Flies in West Africa developed a comprehensive integrated pest management package, empowering mango growers to grow fruit desired by the rest of the world.