Workshop on Dessemination of the Parkas on Imposing Usage of Sample Documents for Commercial Biological Control Agents (BCA)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the GIZ, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, through the ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood Systems project would like to invite you to participate in their workshop on Dissemination of the Prakas No. 526 on Imposing Usage of Sample Documents for Commercial Biological Control Agents (BCA). The main objectives of […]

Submit your abstract for a SETAC Europe Annual Meeting in May 2018

Elizabeth Collison (TSGE Consulting) and Jacobijn van Etten (Ctgb) are chairing a session at the SETAC Europe Annual Meeting in May 2018. The session will focus on “Developments in the ecological and human health risk assessment of biopesticides: microorganisms, semiochemicals and botanicals”. See the session description here (Session 4.5): SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT here by 29 November […]

Biocontrol Africa Kenya 19th-20th March 2018

This is the first Africa-wide Biocontrol Industry meeting organised by NewAg International and 2BMonthly in conjunction with IBMA and local organisers. Registration will open on 5th September.  Topics covered at Biocontrol Africa will include biological control, speciality plant nutrition, irrigation and fertigation, greenhouse technology, precision agriculture, biostimulants and biofertilizers. The conferences will feature speakers from […]

Master in Plant Health in Sustainable Cropping Systems (Plant Health)

IBMA members may be of interest in this Master in Plant Health which is now accepting applications. More information can be found in the two attached documents. Briefly the candidates profile is: • Students and professionals from all over the world • Passionate for IPM • Awarded Bachelor of Science degree (180 ECTS) in Agronomy, […]

Special feature on Biocontrol in International Pest Control September/October issue

A special five page feature titled “The Biocontrol world meets at ABIM” has been published in the September/October issue of International Pest Control. The article gives information on ABIM and details some of the programme highlights to look forward to. A full exhibitor reference guide is also included. Read the article from the International Pest […]

Note to economic operators and related Q&A document for Brexit published on the SANTE webpage

The United Kingdom notified of its intention to withdraw from the European Union. This means that unless the withdrawal agreement establishes another date or the period is extended by the European Council all Union primary and secondary law ceases to apply to the United Kingdom from 30 March 2019.The United Kingdom will then become a […]

Foundation of IBMA Kenya

International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association of Kenya (IBMA Kenya) was launched on Friday 15th September 2017 at the Naivasha Hortifair. In the last 10 years biocontrol in Kenya has grown and this transition has occurred as a result of various driving forces including consumer demand, overcoming pesticide resistance and environmental concern. However, the wide spread adoption […]