Sustainable Farming Excellence from Integrated Pest Management to Post Harvest Preservation

2 hours 30 Enrolled 5.0 (5) All Levels

Empowering Extensionists for Sustainable Farming Excellence. This comprehensive course equips extensionists with the knowledge and confidence to train and advise growers on the integrated approach of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Post Harvest Loss Management (PHLM). Discover the benefits of IPM and learn how to implement it effectively in the field. The course goes beyond by providing a holistic strategy for adapting this knowledge to specific crops in diverse countries and regions, collaborating closely with local extension services and experts. Arm yourself with the skills to ensure a thriving harvest from pest control to post-harvest preservation.


There will be engaging and practicable:

  • Short Pre-Assessment test to be completed, prior to accessing the learning contents for this course.
  • Each module will also have exercise at the end of the module.
  • A Post-learning evaluation test (summative assessment) needs to be completed to summarily assess your general knowledge on all you’ve learned from this course.

Course Summary

Course InstructorConsultant
Course Available LanguageEnglish
Course CreditNot Applicable
Course CurriculumThe curriculum for this course is designed adopting an andragogical-learners centered approach to cover 5-core modules on Integrated Pest and diseases management.
Aim & Objective of the courseThis course is for extensionists from the public and private sector, including civil society and lead farmers. Agricultural students will also benefit from this course as an introduction to integrated pest management.
Course FacilitatorConsultant
AcknowledgmentWe acknowledge the generous support of the GFRAS for its validation and access to utilize its learning tool-kits for the up-skilling of the Extensionists’ service delivery capacities.

Disclaimer: The copyright owner shall not be liable for technical or other errors or omissions contained herein. The reader/user accepts all risks and responsibility for losses, damages, costs and other consequences resulting directly or indirectly from using this information.

Enquiries: Extension Africa, @ G24, Abdullahi Bayero road, Railway Quarters, Kano, Kano State, Nigeria.
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What's included

  • E-Learning Contents, as well as Slides & Training Manuals for On-site Learners.

What Will I Learn?

  • What IPM is, its history and current approaches.
  • Benefits of IPM.
  • The components of IPM: Prevention, Observation and Intervention.
  • The different interventions that can be made: Cultural, Mechanical, Biological and Chemical.
  • Responsible Use of Pesticides, including Management of Pesticide Resistance.
  • Different approaches to IPM: role of GMOs, Area-Based Pest Management.
  • How to implement IPM: Cost and Record Keeping.
  • Training approaches.
  • Different examples of IPM in action (Case studies).

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