The participants during the workshop organized by Multi-Institutional Technical Team.

The Multi-Institutional Technical Team (MITT) is made up of experts drawn from public and private institutions – Ministry of Agriculture (Plant protection Services), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Kenya Plant Health Inspection Service (KEPHIS), Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO), International Centre for Insect Physiology & Ecology (ICIPE), Pest Control Products Board (PCPB), Centre for Agriculture & Biosciences International (CABI) and the University of Nairobi). The team has been monitoring the emerging pests and diseases and giving technical guidance on their management.

The MITT organized a workshop to discuss the Potato Diseases Surveillance Report tabled by CABI on 24th March 2022. The meeting was held in Agricultural Information Resource Centre (AIRC). The participants were experts from KEPHIS, KALRO, MOALF&C, NPCK, Egerton University, FAO, and CABI. During the workshop, the members reviewed the surveillance report, discussed the findings and recommendations, and agreed on the way forward.


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