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Popoyán

Partnership period: June 2015 – September 2018

Country: Guatemala

ACHIEVEMENTS: 3,791 hectares of land under organic pest management in the Western Highlands, and demand for biological pest products among smallholder farmers stimulated sales of $329,317.

PURPOSE: Increase the production, marketing, and sales of beneficial insects and biological pest control products.

APPROACH: The business established 246 demonstration plots showing the value of beneficial insects and other organisms that improve plant health in horticultural crops. It trained 6,299 smallholder farmers in integrated pest management.