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In Nepal, the Community Business Facilitator (CBF) plant doctor programme is a successful pilot. Linking with the private sector, it reaches those in remote rural areas – or ‘last mile’ communities – with plant protection services, substantially increasing incomes and reducing losses for smallholder farmers. The CBF plant doctors conduct clinics at their own cost at rural collection centre cooperatives.

In this short documentary video, see these plant doctors in action, not only recommending safe integrated pest management solutions, but also supporting farmers to fight invasive species like fall armyworm and Tuta absoluta.

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