Push-Pull in practice

Upscaling push-pull technology for sustainable agricultural intensification in East Africa

The UPSCALE project is a five-year Horizon 2020 Research & Innovation project launched in November 2020. The project aims to take key steps to expand push-pull technology applicability from individual fields to whole landscapes and regions, and from cereal to other important crops and cultivation systems. The overall goal is to address food security, livelihoods and climate change resilience in the sub-Saharan region of East Africa while reducing the environmental impact of agricultural practices. For this, UPSCALE will foster the design, adaptation and adoption of strategies for integrated agro ecological management based on PPT, and actively promote their widespread uptake for sustainable and climate-resilient agricultural intensification.


Authors: Dr. Emily A. Poppenborg Martin, Dr. Felipe Librán Embid & Dr. Adewole Olagoke

Contact address: Emily.Poppenborg@allzool.bio.uni-giessen.de

Institution: Zoological Biodiversity group, Inst. of Geobotany, Leibniz, University of Hannover, Germany

Twitter name of the institution: @upscale_h2020

Twitter link: https://twitter.com/upscale_h2020


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Upscaling push-pull technology for sustainable agricultural intensification in East Africa

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