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Keeping the number of blackflies down

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The Yaounde initiative has been continuing to treat parts of the Sanaga River between Edea and Monatele to keep the numbers of blackflies as low as … [Read more...]

CleanFarms Cameroon project completed successfully

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With a final presentation to the Minister of Agriculture, the CropLife International-funded CleanFarms project in Cameroon has been completed with … [Read more...]

Could odours be the solution to blackfly control?

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The Yaounde Initiative Foundation has been carrying out field research in Cameroon in collaboration with the UK-based Natural Resources Institute … [Read more...]

CleanFarms Cameroon cleans up pesticide stores at Edea

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The CleanFarms Cameroon project, funded by CropLife International, has been involved in late November/early December in theory and hands-on training … [Read more...]

YIF Directors meet Cameroon Deputy High Commissioner

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The Cameroon Deputy High Commissioner, Mr Denis Nyuydzewira, joined YIF Directors, Terry Wiles, Graham Matthews and Hans Dobson for a lunchtime … [Read more...]

Nigerian and Cameroonian study tour to CleanFarms Ghana

A rare touristic break for the study tour participants

Staff involved in CleanFarms Cameroon and CleanFarms Nigeria visited Ghana for a study tour from 12 - 16 September 2011. They benefited greatly from … [Read more...]

YIF Meeting of the Board of Trustees at Imperial College London

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Dr Pierre Baleguel visited England 11 - 15 May 2011 for a Trustees Board Meeting with the other Directors of YIF, Professor Graham Matthews, Terry … [Read more...]

Animated Guide to Indoor Residual Spraying

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WHO published a short booklet on how to spray the inside of houses for mosquito control. An animated version of this booklet has been produced as a … [Read more...]

Update on blackfly control on the the Sanaga River

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Many of the people who lived near the Sanaga River have moved out of the area due to the severity of the biting by blackflies (Simulium spp.). Those … [Read more...]

New book on Integrated Vector Management in press

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The most recent book by Professor Graham Matthews - YIF Technical Director - is entitled 'Integrated Vector Management' and is due to be published by … [Read more...]