- Insights in environmental effects on parasitic weed success and parasite-host interactions.
- Information on contamination sources and invasiveness of different parasitic weed species.
- Insights in the direct and indirect economic losses caused by parasitic weeds.
- Cost-effective, culturally and socially acceptable parasitic weed control strategies for resource-poor rice farmers (especially women).
- Fact sheets and training modules on biology and management for extension and farmers.
- Increased preparedness and responsiveness of responsible organisations to future outbreaks of pests, diseases or weeds through recommendations for institutional innovations.
- Impulses for agricultural sciences in sub-Saharan Africa consolidated in academic papers, new methodologies and interdisciplinary and inter-institutional linkages.
- Capacity building of young African professionals and staff at local universities, National Agricultural Research Systems and crop protection services.