PECAN CELEBRATES WORLD PEST DAY 2024 THEMED: “GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, LOCAL IMPACT: MAPPING SUCCESS IN PEST MANAGEMENT”

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PECAN CELEBRATES WORLD PEST DAY 2024 THEMED: “GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, LOCAL IMPACT: MAPPING SUCCESS IN PEST MANAGEMENT”

By Trek Africa Newspaper

Pest Control Association of Nigeria (PECAN)
Pest Control Association of Nigeria (PECAN)

 

 

The Pest Control Association of Nigeria (PECAN) has celebrated and commemorates the World Pest Day 2024, with the theme “Global Solutions, Local Impact: Map5tping Success in Pest Management,” National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP can report.

Pest Control Association of Nigeria (PECAN)
Pest Control Association of Nigeria (PECAN)

 

World Pest Day, an annual event established in 2017, serves as a platform to raise awareness about the importance of pest control and the contributions of the pest management industry in safeguarding public health, protecting food supplies, and preserving the integrity of structures and infrastructure.

This year’s theme, “Global Solutions, Local Impact: Mapping Success in Pest Management,” resonates strongly with PECAN’s unwavering dedication to implementing tailored solutions that cater to the pest challenges of various Nigerian communities.

According to PCO Olakunle Williams, PECAN National President said; Over the years, the Pest Control Association of Nigeria (PECAN), which is the association of professional Pest Control practitioners, has dedicated to promoting excellence, innovation, and sustainability in the pest management industry across Nigeria, has been at the forefront of the pest management industry in Nigeria, working tirelessly to address the diverse pest-related issues that our nation faces.

By leveraging global best practices and adapting them to our local contexts, we have achieved significant progress in protecting the health, well-being, and livelihoods of all Nigerians.

PECAN’S COMMITMENT TO PEST MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE:

1. COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAMMES:
PECAN has invested heavily in developing comprehensive training and certification programmes for pest control operators and technicians across Nigeria. These programmes equip professionals with the latest techniques, technologies, and industry best practices, ensuring the highest standards of service delivery.

2. ⁠REGULATORY ADVOCACY AND POLICY DEVELOPMENT:
PECAN works closely with government agencies and regulatory bodies to advocate for robust policies and regulations that enhance the safety, effectiveness, and environmental sustainability of pest control practices in Nigeria. This collaborative approach has led to the implementation of stricter guidelines and the adoption of more eco-friendly solutions.

3. PUBLIC AWARENESS AND EDUCATION CAMPAIGNS:
Recognizing the importance of community engagement, PECAN has spearheaded numerous public awareness and education campaigns to inform Nigerian citizens about the importance of integrated pest management, proper sanitation practices, and preventive measures to mitigate pest-related risks. These efforts have empowered communities to take an active role in maintaining a healthy and pest-free environment.

4. FOSTERING INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS:
PECAN has actively cultivated strategic partnerships with pest management organizations and experts around the world. These collaborations have facilitated the exchange of knowledge, research findings, and innovative solutions, enabling PECAN to stay at the forefront of the industry and bring global best practices to Nigeria.

5. RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES:
Driven by a commitment to innovation, PECAN has invested in research and development initiatives that focus on the development of eco-friendly, cost-effective, and technologically advanced pest control methods. These efforts have led to the introduction of innovative solutions that minimize the impact on human health and the environment.

As we commemorate World Pest Day 2024, PECAN reaffirms its unwavering dedication to protecting the health, safety, and well-being of all Nigerians. Through its comprehensive efforts, the association has demonstrated its leadership in the pest management industry and its ability to deliver impactful, localized solutions that address the unique challenges faced by Nigerian communities.

As a body that represents a diverse network of pest control operators, technicians, researchers, and industry stakeholders committed to safeguarding public health, protecting the environment, and enhancing the quality of life for all Nigerians, PECAN is soliciting the collaboration and cooperation of Governments at all levels, corporate bodies, NGOs to collaborate with the association in appreciating the contributions of the pest control industry and creating awareness to actualize our determination to effectively manage the Nation’s pest challenges.

Happy World Pest Day 2024!

PCO Olakunle Williams,
PECAN National President

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