Pineapple as another effective source of activated carbon for the removal of pesticide in water

Time sure really flies when you are immersed with what you are working on. It has been 2 months already since the blogpost that I wrote about my journey as an IUPAC NGAGE champion had been published. Using the first tranche…

A Next Generation Champion in Sustainable Crop Protection: My IUPAC story

In February 2019, I was invited to  postgraduate training in Ibadan, Nigeria. In the middle of the training, two ladies were discussing about another training opportunity coming up in Benin Republic later in the year so I asked them about…

So much more than just bananas: remediation of pesticide rinsate using activated carbon derived from agricultural wastes

Almost a year ago, I joined the IUPAC Next Generation Program (N-GAGE) contest and submitted an idea about sustainable crop protection entitled “PestiSorb: remediation of pesticide rinsate using activated carbon derived from agricultural wastes”. My idea is to produce activated…

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