Resources

Get even more from PRISE with these resources

As well as the bulletins and alerts, we want to ensure that the PRISE community has access to resources which enable them to manage pests and diseases.

Find videos on invasive fall armyworm, Facebook groups, and more. 

Fall armyworm videos

Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a highly invasive pest, causing extensive damage to crops across Africa. Learn how to identify, monitor, and prevent fall armyworm on your farm.

How to identify fall armyworm

How to monitor fall armyworm

How to prevent fall armyworm

In the Kenyan 2019/20 short rains season, fall armyworm was the biggest problem on maize crops with 86% of farmers finding this invasive pest on their crops.

Facebook groups

Connect with a community. Bulletins and other useful information will be shared in each group by the PRISE team. All you need is a Facebook account to join.  

Pest Management Decision Guides (PMDGs)

Find links to country-specific and green list PMDGs for a range of maize and tomato pests.

Reports

UK Space Agency International Partnership Programme: Space Solutions for Development

This report uses the UK space sector’s research and innovation strengths to deliver a sustainable, economiv and societal benefit to undeveloped nations and developing economies. Read more >>

More online resources

Plantwise Knowledge Bank

An open access gateway to actionable plant health information and services – from diagnostic and management advice to maps of pest locations and customized alerts on pest news.

Crop Protection Compendium

A time-saving, encyclopedic, mixed-media tool that draws together scientific information on all aspects of crop protection. It features extensive global coverage of pests, diseases, weeds and their natural enemies, the crops that are their hosts, and the countries in which they occur.

Invasive Species Compendium

The Invasive Species Compendium is an online, comprehensive encyclopedic reference work covering recognition, biology, distribution, impact and management of the world’s invasive plants and animals.

Africa Soil Health Consortium Materials Library

The materials library shares over 460 communication and extension support materials covering 30 crops. The media formats include print, audio-visual, and radio formats and multiple languages including English, French, Portuguese, Swahili and a few other some 20 African languages.