These projects addressed the needs of a specific area.
- Science for Agricultural Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean
Principal Investigator: Jeff Alwang
Focused on solanaceous crops, sweet potato, onions, and diversified highland vegetables in Honduras, Guatemala, and Ecuador.
- Development of IPM Packages for Field and Vegetable Cropping systems in Central Asia
Principal Investigator: Karim Maredia
Developed IPM packages for tomato, potato, and wheat in Tajikistan. Provided human resource development, networking, and training to strengthen institutional capacity building in IPM.
- Regional IPM Research and Education for South Asia
Principal Investigators: Ed Rajotte and George Norton
Focused on the development of vegetable IPM strategies in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal. Targeted crops include tomato, eggplant, okra, crucifers, cucurbits, and coffee.
- Ecologically-Based Participatory IPM for Southeast Asia
Principal Investigator: Michael Hammig
Focused on IPM packages for vegetable crops in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Cambodia–countries with large agricultural sectors and ecological hot spots for biodiversity loss. Crops addressed include coffee, cacao, and vegetables.
- Regional IPM Projects in East Africa
Principal Investigator: Mark Erbaugh
Improved productivity of high value horticultural crops by adopting IPM in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.
- Development of IPM Packages for Key Vegetable Crops in West Africa
Principal Investigator: Bob Gilbertson
Developed IPM packages for cabbage, potato, and tomato in Ghana, Senegal, and Mali.
Global theme projects
- Impact Assessment
Principal Investigator: George Norton
Developed impact assessment for each regional and global project, assessed IPM priorities, and assured that goals are reached.
- International Plant Diagnostic Network
Principal Investigator: Sally Miller
Developed plant disease diagnostic capacity by creating labs, networking, and training in all six regional theme projects.
- Management of the Weed Parthenium
Principal Investigator: Wondi Mersie
Developed an integrated management system for Parthenium with an emphasis on biological control to reduce the adverse impact of the scourge on humans, crops, livestock, and plant diversity in Eastern Africa.
- International Plant Virus Disease Network
Principal Investigator: Sue Tolin
Developed and implemented projects for detection and diagnosis of plant diseases caused by viruses in all regions.
- Gender Equity, Knowledge, and Capacity-Building
Principal Investigator: Maria Elisa Christie
Increased gender awareness and builds capacity in all regional projects as well as conducted gender research in IPM.