IPM Scoop

Quick stories relating to the IPM Innovation Lab.

  • 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 […]

  • Nepal workshop in full swing:

    The IPM Innovation Lab (IPM IL) organized a six-day workshop on “Disease Diagnosis and Basic Plant Pathological Techniques for Early Career Scientists” in collaboration with the Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) and iDE Nepal at the regional NARC station in Khajura, Banke, during  April 6-12, 2015. More than 30 participants are in attendance, hailing from […]