Taking a farmer-centric approach to Integrated Pest Management

“You always have to put a human face to your research. You can’t just go in the lab and engineer something  without understanding what the farmers want, what they need and how to move forward.” Joshua Okonya is a Uganda-based research associate specializing in crop protection. He shares how he is putting farmers at the heart of his work on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for root and tuber crops.