International Year of Plant Health 2020 – IYPH

The United Nations has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development.

The campaign is extensive, launched in Rome in December 2019, IYPH 2020 will be filled with events, exhibitions, conferences, contests and more; with the aim to raise awareness of the universal theme – Protecting Plants, Protecting Life. The international Plant Health Conference will be held in Helsinki, Finland from 5 – 8th October 2020. For more information and details on IYPH 2020 visit:

The definition of Plant Health (as per the IYPH): “Plant Health is usually considered the discipline that uses a range of measures to control and prevent pest, weeds and diseases causing organisms to spread into new areas, especially through human interaction such as international trade.”

IYPH2020 speaks directly to Madumbi’s vision

  • Madumbi believes a sustainable farming system, using biorational solutions which work with nature, is essential to global food security
  • Madumbi is passionate about the production of healthy, nutrient-dense, toxic-free food for ourselves, our children and our nation
  • Madumbi provides growers with quality products which are safe and effective
  • Furthermore, Madumbi offers the support and knowledge needed to use these products effectively, with honesty and integrity

International Year of Plant Health 2020 is supported wholeheartedly by the Madumbi team.

We look forward to participating and sharing within and alongside the FAO in creating awareness, educating and contributing on the various issues in commercial agriculture, intensive farming and gardening environment.

Madumbi is a market leader in BioManagement and BioStimulant solutions. Our passion and commitment lie in biological alternatives that are proudly ‘Backed by Science, Loved by Nature’. Our team of experts work actively with growers throughout the country, on an extensive range of crops with the continued vision to integrate new, safe solutions into existing integrated pest management systems. The results speak for themselves – both in yields and in the resulting impact on the farmers’ soil and biodiversity.

We invite you to follow our journey this year as we support, promote and contribute to IYPH 2020.

May 2020, the International Year of Plant Health’, be a particularly prosperous and fruitful year for us all.