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National Integrated Pest Management Program

National Integrated Pest Management Programme


To rationalize the use of pesticides by  adapting  the alternative approaches and strategies based on IPM rationale, the Government of Pakistan has taken various steps, in December 2000, a National Integrated Pest Management Programme (Nat-IPM) was established at National Agricultural Research Centre, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad under the Ministry of Food and Agricultural (MINFA), Government of Pakistan.


National IPM Programme NARC Islamabad is being providing technical support and backstopping to all federal, Provincial Institutions, NGO’s and farmer organizations in the implementation of IPM through Farmer Field School (FFS) approach throughout the country including Northern areas (Gilgit) and Azad Jammu & Kashmir (Muzafar Abad). FFS approach aims at generating a deeper understanding of the important interactions of agro-ecosystems as well as on a sustainable farming, with particular emphasis on the reduction of chemical pesticide use. The Programme helps farmers to grow healthy crops, make regular and critical field observations of their crops and become experts. Empowerment of farmers to practically understand the interactions of pests and predators helps them to make rational plant protection decisions.



Resource Person:

Dr. Tahira Yasmin

SSO/ Program Leader


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