IPM Scoop

Quick stories relating to the IPM Innovation Lab.

  • USAID Nepal shares item about IPM IL on Facebook, reaches 76,000 people:

    USAID-Nepal shared an item about our work in Nepal that, as of June 6, had reached 76,672 people. From the post: Life and livelihood must continue. Ram and Sabitri Timilsena pursue what they do best: farming for food and income. From Ranagaun, Lalitpur, the couple received commercial vegetable nursery training from the USAID-funded Integrated Pest […]

  • On the ground in Nepal: A first-person account of the earthquake:

    As many of you may have heard, a devastating earthquake struck Nepal last month, killing more than 8,000 people. Not three weeks later, a magnitude 7.3 earthquake again rocked the mountainous country. Sulav Paudel, who coordinates the work that the IPM Innovation Lab carries out in Nepal, (in partnership with iDE Nepal) lives and works in Kathmandu. He […]

  • Our hearts are in Nepal:

    When I checked the news on my iPad this past Saturday morning, I was dismayed to learn of a huge earthquake in Nepal. I grew up in Japan, where earthquakes are rightly respected, and where our school had elaborate drills in place that we ran through several times a year. So I knew that 7.8 […]