Roger Day

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Company / Organization / University

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International)

Role / Title

Coordinator, SPS

Bio / Specialization

Roger Day has 25 years' experience of living and working in tropical agriculture in Africa and Asia covering research, development and capacity building. He has a broad knowledge of agricultural development issues in CABI's three themes, namely Invasive Species, Commodity Crops and Knowledge for Development. His specialist areas of expertise include biological control, phytosanitary systems and international standards, integrated pest management and entomology. Day has experience of information and knowledge systems including participatory and community based approaches such as Farmer Field Schools, national systems of innovation and also communication and knowledge management strategies.


A can of worms: fall armyworm invasion in Africa

The fall armyworm is still invading regions in Africa. Since 2016 this worm has been spreading across sub-Saharan Africa and has been officially identified in 11 countries. Roger Day from the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) elaborates on its dangers in this blog and provides recommendations for governments and farmers. »