A research team from the Laboratorio de Entomología at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador, and the IRD organized an international workshop about the state of Integrated Pest Management in developing countries.Resulting from the discussions of this workshop, the participants decided to survey experienced farmers, development practitioners, researchers and policy makers on a single questions: "One significant obstacle to IPM in developing countries is ..."Participants are permitted just 50 words in their answer. It commonly takes less than one minute to respond. The results will be used to generate a concept map summarizing and ranking the diverse perspectives.If you have experience with IPM or are familiarized with the subject it would be highly appreciated it if you could participate in the survey.If willing, please respond via one of the ensuing links in the language of your choice (English, French or Spanish):http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ipmdevelopment-englishhttp://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ipmdevelopment-frenchhttp://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ipmdevelopment-spanish Deadline of participation is December 4, 2011. The resulting analysis will be reported by Veronica Crespo-Pérez in about six months time. Please contact her for any questions or concerns: email@example.com Thank you in advance!