Plantwise Annual Report 2016 released

AR coverThe Plantwise Annual Report is an update on the programme, listing key highlights along with details on progress, lessons learned and next steps for each of the three programme components: Plant Health Systems Development, the Knowledge Bank and Monitoring & Evaluation.

Highlights include (cumulative numbers):

  • 9.8 million farmers have been reached directly and indirectly through plant clinics, plant health rallies, and mass extension campaigns;
  • 6,787 agricultural extension staff have been trained as plant doctors, with local trainers responsible for over half of the training workshops;
  • 2,292 plant clinics have been established, 432 of which are equipped with tablet computers.

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Plantwise Annual Report 2015 released

PW Annual Report 2015 cover The Plantwise Annual Report for 2015 has been launched. The report is an update on programme implementation between January and December 2015, listing key highlights along with details on progress, lessons learned and next steps for each of the three programme components: Plant Health Systems Development, the Knowledge Bank and Monitoring & Evaluation.

Highlights include:

  • 4.5 million farmers reached through plant clinics, plant health rallies, and mass extension campaigns;
  • Plantwise training courses delivered to 6,600 personnel, with local trainers responsible for over half of training for new plant doctors;
  • 1,859 plant clinics established, of which 86 are equipped with digital devices;
  • Over 155,000 plant clinic queries reported from 30 countries;

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