Detection & response

Detection & response You are here: Home / About Detecting and responding to pest threats Pests can have a devastating effect on smallholder yields, accounting for nearly 40% of all crop losses. Climate change is worsening the risk as it changes the biology, distribution and outbreak potential of agricultural pests. Not only will PlantwisePlus provide…

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Safer products

You are here: Home / About Safer plant protection products The increase in devastating crop pests, such as the fall armyworm and tomato pinworm, has led to a growth in pesticide use among smallholder farmers. However, even when used properly pesticides can have a negative impact on human health and the environment. PlantwisePlus will work…

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Safer food

You are here: Home / About Safer, higher quality food 80% of food consumed in developing regions is grown by small-scale farmers. Increasing food and nutritional security is essential in ending hunger, however major challenges must be overcome to do so. PlantwisePlus aims to raise awareness of agricultural best practice and nutritional information, including pesticide…

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Digital tools

Digital tools You are here: Home / About Knowledge for Life Smallholder farmers across the world need access to vital information and related digital technologies so their crops are less susceptible to pests and diseases. Farmers need support and solutions to adapt to a changing environment, which threatens their efforts to increase harvests and step…

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