• Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 1,744 other followers

  • Southern IPM blog posts

    November 2018
    M T W T F S S
    « Oct    
     1234
    567891011
    12131415161718
    19202122232425
    2627282930  
  • Funded by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture

    The Southern Region IPM Center is located at North Carolina State University, 1730 Varsity Drive, Suite 110, Raleigh, NC 27606, and is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
  • Southern IPM Tweets

Friends of Southern IPM Call to Nominations released; deadline December 7

We are pleased to release the Calls for Nomination for our annual Friends of Southern IPM Award program. This program recognizes outstanding work in IPM in the southern region. We have two kinds of awards: one for IPM professionals and one for graduate students.

Deadline for nominations is Friday, December 7, 2018. Continue reading

Research Internship: African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)

Background

There is wide agreement globally that gender responsiveness is critical for Africa to achieve the transformation that is so desperately needed for food and nutrition security. For example, Sustainable Development Goal No. 5 focuses on achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls, which includes ensuring women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life. The African Union (AU) has declared 2015 the Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development. Continue reading

Musings on the Friends of IPM Award

We weren’t sure what would happen when we started the Friends of IPM Award two years ago.  An award program was a little different from the grant programs we managed, and many of the IPM professionals we worked with were just too busy to type up a two-page description of their own or someone else’s work. We figured we’d try it for a couple of years anyway.

Continue reading