Useful Links

S.No Organization/links
1 FAO Regional Vegetable
IPM Programme in Asia
http://www.vegetableipmasia.org/

  • Integrated Pest Management IPM is an ecological approach to crop production and protection that combines different management strategies and practices to grow healthy crops and minimize the use of pesticides.
  • IPM strategies are different for each crop, for a country, for a region, even for one location, depending on local varieties used, local agronomic practices and various crop protection options available. IPM can never be delivered in a “package”; it needs to be developed, adapted and tailor-made to fit local requirements. Designing and practicing effective IPM systems is about learning and continuously finding solutions to changing field situations and problems.
2 International Plant Protection Convention, Protecting the world’s plant resources from pests
https://www.ippc.int/IPP/En/default.jsp

  • To protect the world’s cultivated and natural plant resources from the spread and introduction of plant pests while minimizing interference with the international movement of goods and people.
  • Protect farmers from economically devastating pest and disease outbreaks;
  • Protect the environment from loss of species diversity;
  • Protect ecosystem from loss of viability and function as a result of pest invasions;
  • Protect industries and consumers from the costs of pest control or eradication.
3 ASEAN IPM Knowledge Network
http://aseanipm1.da.gov.ph/

  • Knowledge Management – consolidation and transformation of available IPM information to create appropriate knowledge capital for use by national IPM programs in the region.
  • Program Development Support – packaging of knowledge capital for use in major IPM components such as training, program management, policy and advocacy, and project evaluation.
  • Program Clientele Services – providing assistance with regard to the access and use of stored IPM information and knowledge databases.
4 IPM Thailand
http://thailand.ipm-info.org/index.htm

  • Provides information on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Thailand.
  • It is a source of information for IPM trainers, extension workers and farmers, but it also provides valuable information for consumers
5 Regional Center, International Center for Management of Pest Fruit Flies
http://icmpff.org/

  • Mission - To address the issues of environmentally  sustainable crop production and phytosanitary compliance caused by fruit fly activities

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