Drones, insects and local community to tackle Kenya’s thorny problem

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In Laikipia, 253 kilometres north of Nairobi, Kenya, an unlikely trio of drones, the local community, and a tiny sap-sucking insect, have joined forces to take on a thorny problem – the spread of invasive prickly pear cactus Opuntia engelmannii.
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CABI empowers farmers in Kenya on a cost-efficient, sustainable, and promising alternative for fall armyworm management

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Researchers from CABI’s regional centre for Africa organised a farmer’s field event in Machakos County, Kenya, providing comprehensive training to 582 farmers regarding the production of baculorvirus-based insecticides for managing the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda).
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