The Lao National IPM team with support from AIT and FAO-IPM is responsible for overall project management. The team has decades of experiences in farmer’s training using FFS (Farmer’s Field School).

Highlights of the activities:

  •       Development of Country Strategy Paper
  •       Site and area selection using GIS
  •       Participation of trainers in Regional FF IPM training (December 2010, Vietnam)
  •       Baseline Survey of the selected districts and areas to develop FFS training curricula
  •       Training of Trainers course on FF IPM
  •       Adaption and translation of training guides in Lao language to be used by the trainers
  •       Pilot field schools on the Bitter gourd and Jujube
  •       Reflection and planning workshops
  •       Farmer’s training using Area-wide FFS for safe and easily marketable fruits and vegetables


  •  Country Strategy Paper – Download
  •  Field Exercise Guide (Laotian version) – Download
  •  Fruit Fly Population Monitoring Guide (Laotian version) – Download

GIS Mapping:

Fruit fly risk map of LaoPDR Suggested project implementation sites for fruit fly activities in LaoPDR
Melon fly risk map of LaoPDR Suggested project implementation sites for melon fly activities in LaoPDR

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Notes on GIS Mapping: Download

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