Industry Strategic Science and Technology Plans (ISPs) Platform

Biological Interventions In Coconut Scale Insect (CSI) Calamity Areas In Basilan, ARMM – Phase II

The project aims to address the urgent need to continuously control the devastations brought about by the Coconut Scale Insect (CSI) infestation in Basilan Island. It intends to continue benefiting the municipalities where the Phase 1 Project had not served. There are yet other 6 municipalities with a total of 106 barangays, with a total of 2,497,517 coconut trees and with a total of 8,420 coconut farmers in Basilan Province that need information and technology about the biological interventions. Other beneficiaries of the project include the coconut industry players, exporters, academe, researchers/SUCs, allied industries, households in both urban and rural areas