Welcome to the IOBC-ATRS website. The International Organisation for Biological Control – Afrotropical Regional Section (IOBC-ATRS) covers the area of south, central, eastern and western Africa and associated islands – all countries except Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt.

Africa has a long and successful history of biological control. Among the highlights are the biological control of the cassava mealybug, the mango mealybug and the cassava green mite, as well as the biological control of invasive alien plants, particularly in South Africa, and waterweeds in particular across the region.

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Membership

There are many benefits to becoming a member of the IOBC-ATRS. Members gain access to regional and relevant biocontrol information and potential funding for attending conferences…

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Africa has a long and successful history of biological control. Among the highlights are the biological control of cassava mealybug and mango mealybug, as well as the biological of the cassava green mite and of noxious waterweeds

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Events

The 2nd International Organization for Biological Control (IOBC) Global Cactus Working Group (GCWG) will now take place at the Arebbusch Travel Lodge in Windhoek, Namibia, from 21-23 September 2020.

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IOBC-ATRS Newsletter

Issue 1, December 2017
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