Battle Against Fall Armyworm Goes Hi-Tech
The rapid pace of the fall armyworm's spread led the Food and Agriculture Organization to launch a smartphone app to map it.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 16 March 2018
Researchers looking to steal a march on a maize-eating pest that has infested millions of hectares of crops in Africa over the past two years are deploying an app as part of their… Read more »
Africa is battling with a fall armyworm infestation.
Citizen, 18 March 2018
Armyworms and pernicious weeds are threatening crops in Arusha. Read more »
East Africa: EAC Cereal Crops Under Threat
Daily News, 13 March 2018
Fall Armyworms (FAW) have emerged as new serious threat to over 80 crops as East Africa strives to control tropical and subtropical insects.The threat of the insect, scientifically… Read more »
Namibian, 8 March 2018
Government has lost approximately N$15,2 million as a result of the fall armyworm outbreak at its main green schemes since late 2016. Read more »