Integrated Pest Management- Innovation Lab (IPM-IL)

PROJECT LOCATION Surkhet and Banke
PROFESSIONAL STAFF 2
OTHER STAFF 11
NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR IDE via USAID
NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS 58
NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS 319
START DATE (Month/Year) May 2013
COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year) September 2015
APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES 73,314 USD
NAME OF ASSOCIATION FIRM, IF ANY:  
NO. OF MAN-MONTHS OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED FIRM: Not Applicable

NAME OF SENIOR STAFF

Mr. Bharat P. Upadhyay from the Center is leading the project and is responsible for overall monitoring and suprevision

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

    IPM –IL is initiated with the aim to develop/revalidate IPM technology package using non-chemical approach considering health, environment and bio-diversity of beneficiaries for recommendation and dissemination in Terai and Hill District of western and far western development region in Nepal through Knowledge Integrated Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition (KISAN) project funded by USAID; to focus on pest problems of high value crops(Cucurbits,Tomato,Cole crops, and Eggplant);supply chain development of IPM technology and capacity development on IPM technology package.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Development of IPM package for tomato, cauliflower, and cucumber for hills and cauliflower and bitter gourd for terai district.
  • Development of IPM technology package

Evaluation of non chemical IPM package for technology development
Replications -6 farmers
Treatment -5

1. Bio-fertilizers only
2. Bio-pesticides only

3. Bio Fertilizers+ Bio pesticides
4. Farmers Practices
5. Control

 

  • Re-validation of non chemical IPM package (technology validation)
    Repilcation-6 (6 farmers)
    Treatment: 2 (IPM technology and farmer practice)