CABI BioProtection Portal in Kenya
Discover over 95 biocontrol and biopesticide products permitted in Kenya for a variety of crops.
Welcome to the CABI BioProtection Portal in Kenya. This is a free, web-based tool that enables you to discover information about biocontrol and biopesticide products registered for use in Kenya. Click below to begin your search for suitable products for your particular crop-pest problem.
How to use the BioProtection Portal
- Users enter their country and crop-pest query.
- The search generates a list of biocontrol and biopesticide products, together with their active ingredient and manufacturer, that are registered for the specified crop-pest problem in the selected country. This information is sourced directly from national governments’ lists of registered plant protection products.
- Further guidance on correct storage and application is also provided for products that belong to partner biocontrol manufacturers, together with links to product labels and distributor details (find out about becoming a partner to the CABI BioProtection Portal).
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Associate Partners in Kenya
Associate Partners are national biocontrol manufacturers who have provided invaluable assistance in developing content for the launch of the portal in 2020.
National Supporting Institutions in Kenya
- Pest Control Products Board of Kenya (PCPB)
- Agrochemicals Association of Kenya (AAK)
- Kenya Agriculture & Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO)
- Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)
- Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya (FPEAK)
- Agriculture and Food Authority of Kenya – Horticultural Crops Directorate (AFA-HCD)