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Modernizing Sanitary and Phytosanitary measures to facilitate agricultural trade in Asia

A non-linear approach to the establishment of local biological control agent production units: a case study of fall armyworm in Bangladesh

An assessment of the invasive species system in Bangladesh

Enhancing technical capacity for monitoring and managing fall armyworm in Bangladesh

Fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda, is an incredibly highly invasive pest that feeds on over 80 plant species. Favouring maize and wheat, this caterpillar devastates crops and consequently affects the food security of smallholder farmers and the country. In Bangladesh, maize is the second most important crop which is grown on over 500,000 hectares. With the FAW’s ability to spread quickly, if not managed early, it can damage up to 80% of crops. In this project, CABI provided essential support in increasing the resilience of livelihoods in Bangladesh against the threats and crises caused by the FAW invasion in the country.  

Plant clinics help curb pesticide use in Bangladesh

A novel approach to quality assessment of plant health clinics