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Insect Pest Identification and Management


This service assists applicants in the identification and management of pests.  

Who is eligible?

Any person interested in insect /pest identification and management including:

  • Horticulture farmers
  • Dryland farmers
  • Researchers
  • Other institutions. 
How do I get this service?
  • Download, complete and submit the Plant Pest Diagnostics Form​ with the sample to the entomology laboratory.
  • The evaluation report will be produced and explained to the customer. 
What supporting documents are required?

No documents are required.

How long will this service take?

Seven (7) working days.

How much does it cost?

No cost.

Where can I get more information on this Service

The Head
Entomology Laboratory
Department of Agricultural Research 
Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security
Content Farm, Sebele
Private Bag 0033
Tel. (+267) 3668100 Ext: 8141/ 8144 
Fax. (+267) 3928965  

Call Centre: 
Tel. ​17755 
Email. moa17755 [at]

Opening hours: 07:30 to 12:45 then 13:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday except, public holidays.

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