Trapping of fruit fly in Cameroon 2011-2016

The proposed project is a collaborative initiative between icipe, IITA, UoB, MPI-Jena and national institutions in sub-Saharan Africa with the broad objective of increasing income and enhancing nutrition and food security of smallholder families of 4 African countries by improving yield and quality of mango through the introduction of tested and proven IPM technologies for fruit flies and mango seed weevil (MSW). The proposed project builds on a first phase of a Mango IPM project as well as the existing experience of the collaborating institutions to disseminate and promote control technologies based on baiting and male annihilation techniques, biological and microbial control, use of soft pesticides and orchard sanitation in addition to developing, testing and implementing post-harvest treatment technology based on hot water treatment of mango for control of key quarantine fruit fly species. A community-based framework for transfer of technologies involving growers, grower association, private sector and NARS coupled with project benchmarking approach are proposed to ensure that impact pathways lead to adoption by the ultimate beneficiaries – resource poor users in the 4 target countries (and beyond).

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Creator Nanga, Samuel
Creator Affiliation International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Creator ID Type ORCID
Creator ID 0000-0003-4281-8284
Subject Vocab (AGROVOC/GACS/CAB) Trapping,Abundance,Fruit flies,Cameroon,Bactrocera dorsalis,Mango
Subject(s) Food bait,Diversity,Male lure
Publisher International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Contributor Person Samuel Nanga Nanga, Rachid Hanna, Apollin Fotso Kuaté, Komi K. M. Fiaboe, I. Nchoutnji, Michel Ndjab, Désiré Gnanvossou, Champlain Djieto-Lordon, Samira A. Mohamed, Sunday Ekesi
Contributor Role Supervisor
Contributor Project Lead Organisation Center International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Contributor Project Lead Center International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Contributor CRP CGIAR Research Program on Integrated Systems for the Humid Tropics(Humidtropics)
Contributor Partner Not applicable
Contributor Donor Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) (Project no- 10.7860.9-001.00; contract no. 81132021), IITA Core donors, CGIAR Humidtropics CRP
Contributor Project Combating fruit flies and mango seed weevil through community-based implementation of a sustainable IPM program for mango in sub-Saharan Africa.
Project ID PJ-001276
Contributor Affiliation International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Open-Access status Open Access
Production Date 2020-07-28
Embargo End Date 2022-02-28
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Identifier Type DOI
Identifier https://doi.org/10.25502/2fr3-pd51/d
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Source Combating fruit flies and mango seed weevil through community-based implementation of a sustainable IPM program for mango in sub-Saharan Africa
Language English
Relation Not applicable
Agroecological Zone Humid warm tropics
Coverage Region Central Africa
Coverage country Cameroon
Coverage Admin Unit Not applicable
Coverage Y (Latitude) 3.86365, 5.48438
Coverage X (Longitude) 11.46262, 10.55914
Coverage Start Date 2011-01-01
Coverage End Date 2016-12-31
Contact Nanga, Samuel; Biological control/ Plant health, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Contact Email s.nanga@cgiar.org
Restriction CC-BY 4.0
Email Permission s.nanga@cgiar.org; rachidhanna01@gmail.com; k.fiaboe@cgiar.org
Rights CC-BY 4.0