Newsletter #4

UPSCALE Recent Reports
Report on demonstration and first data collection for 2023B season
As the UPSCALE project extends its impact across East Africa, our partner NARO, along with its constituent institute NaCRRI, coordinated a range of activities based on sustainable and climate-smart farming practices based on Push-pull technologies (PPT) in Uganda.
Click here to read the full report 
The Third Kenya Annual National MAC Meeting Second Regional Stakeholders Meeting in Tanzania 
This event aimed to promote the benefits of Push-Pull and exchange ideas on other agroecology practices. Members of the Kenyan part of the UPSCALE team shared project progress in year two,  monitored the progress of Multi-actor platforms formation and PPT products value chain analysis. 
Click here to read the full report
Farmers and Different Agricultural Stakeholders Field Day Event
The UPSCALE partner – the Institute for Sustainable Development from Ethiopia, represented by Andargachew Detebo – crop production and logistics coordinator, organized a Field Day event on 25th of November 2023 to promote Push-Pull technology (PPT) and to hear more about it from the actively involved farmers in this region.
More info on the event here
Knowledge Exchange Hub
New Push-Pull Technology Blog Posts
Push-pull Technology and Fodder Production
This brochure can help you produce high-quality fodder for your animals and, at the same time, save other resources for the better welfare of household members.
Sustainable Intensification of Push-Pull System with Vegetables
Discover the synergy of Push-Pull technology (PPT) and vegetables to increase food production with reduced use of chemicals. 
Upcoming Events
7 - 9 May 2024 - Africa Fertilizer and Soil Health (AFSH) Summit - The 37th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union Commission endorsed the decision to convene the Africa Fertilizer and Soil Health (AFSH) Summit
1 - 5 July 2024 - CGIAR Science Week - CGIAR is a global research partnership for a food-secure future dedicated to transforming food, land, and water systems in a climate crisis. 
Multimedia Materials
If you are a visual type of learner, we have prepared videos which will help you how to set up a PPT plot. Click on the photo above or this link to be informed about the latest agricultural practices.
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