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Communication, information sharing, and advisory services to raise awareness for fall armyworm detection and area-wide management by farmers

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Toepfer, Stefan (main author), Kuhlmann, Ulrich (author), Kansiime, Monica (author), Onyango Owino, David (author), Tamsin, Davis (author), Cameron, Katherine (author), Day, Roger (author)
Format:
Online journal article
Publication Date:
2019-04
URL:
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41348-018-0202-4
Published:
Germany: Springer
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
Africa, agricultural education, dissemination of information, extension, extension programs, farmers, government programs, mass communication, pest management, television, radio broadcasts, knowledge management, outreach, information sharing, stakeholders, invasive species
Notes:
4 pages., Via online journal., This is an opinion paper to the perspective paper “The spread of the Fall Army Worm Spodoptera frugiperda in Africa—what should be done next?” from the “Section Plant Protection in the Tropics and Subtropics” at the 61st German Congress of Plant Protection, held at the University of Hohenheim, Germany, on 11 September 2018. It highlights the best approaches in communication, information sharing, and advisory services to raise awareness for fall armyworm detection and area-wide management by farmers.