Training Course In Taxonomy And Systematics Of African Pollinating Flies

The training which was organized with SPMC and the Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervue Belgium is one of the planned outcomes of an ongoing JRS Biodiversity Foundation project, viz. PINDIP: the Pollinator Information Network on Two-winged Insects (Diptera) (and of the RMCA-DGD project AGROVEG (Agroecology of Vegetable Crops).

  • Director of Pest Management Centre Dr. Mnyone

The aim of the training was to build capacity mainly for researchers/curators involved in pollinating flies for systematics identification and data management of the collected flies.

The training which took two weeks involved seven sub-Saharan countries including; Tanzania, Benin, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa.