A novel farming system for ending hunger and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa

 

 

Research Partners

Rothamstead
RRes is a centre with international reputation of excellence for science in support of sustainable crop management and its environmental impact. As an international research partner, it has been engaged from the initial stages in the research and development of the Push-Pull technology.
KARI
KARI is a premier national institution bringing together research programmes in food crops, horticultural and industrial crops, livestock and range management, land and water management, and socio-economics. KARI is a national research partner, actively engaged in the research, development and promotion of the Push-Pull technology in Kenya to ensure food security through improved productivity and environmental conservation.
NARO
NARO is mandated to provide guidance and coordination of all agricultural research activities in the national agricultural research systems in Uganda. It is engaged in research and the promotion of Push-Pull technology in Eastern Uganda.
LZARDI
LZARDI is mandated to develop and extend new agricultural technologies in the Lake Zone of Tanzania, and to educate farmers on improved farming methods. It is involved in adaptive testing and promotion of the Push-Pull technology among smallholder farmers in Tanzania, including establishment of strategic partnerships with both public and private sectors.
Our Goal
“To end hunger and poverty for 10 million people by extending Push-Pull technology to 1 million households in sub-Saharan Africa by 2020”, Zeyaur Khan, Coordinator, Push-Pull Programme
Adopters
Push-pull farmers
Push-Pull On Swiss TV
Major Projects