African Dryland Alliance for Pesticidal Plant Technologies:
A network for optimising and promoting the use of indigenous botanical knowledge for food security and poverty alleviation in Africa



News websites

An overview of the ADAPPT project appears on the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew website: Pesticidal plants in Miombo woodlands

Botanical pesticides gain wider acceptance. A report in Agriculture Business Week argues that commercial needs for botanical pesticides are growing.

Pesticidal plants help poorer farmers reduce crop losses. CABI blog reports on the ADAPPT project and related research activities on pesticidal plants carried out by team members.

Botanic information websites

Flora Zambesiaca database with mainly taxonomic and distribution information, managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The SEPASAL database of semi-arid plants including ecological, geographical and conservation information as well as documented uses, managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

The ICRAF Agro-forestTree database

The Flora of Zimbabwe website


Pesticidal plant websites

Neem product website - Naturally African


Donor websites

The McKnight Foundation

The British Council DelPHE fund

The EC ACP S&T programme



ADAPPT partner websites

Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, UK

University of Zimbabwe

Egerton University, Kenya

Mzuzu University, Malawi

University of British Columbia, Canada

Southern Alliance For Indigenous Resources, SAFIRE
An NGO operating in Zimbabwe and Zambia that focuses on sustainable livelihoods through the utilisation of natural resources.

ICIPE- African Insect Science for Food and Health, Kenya

Department of Agricultural Research, Malawi

Naliendele Agricultural Research Institute, Tanzania

ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute, South Africa

Insect Biopesticide Research Centre, India

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ghana


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