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Stepping up joint efforts to tackle Fall armyworm in Burkina Faso

FAO Director-General meets Burkina Faso’s Minister of Agriculture and Water Development

5 December 2017, Rome - In a meeting today on the sidelines of the 158th Session of the Organization’s Council, FAO Director-General and Jacob Ouédraogo, Minister for Agriculture and Water Development of Burkina Faso, discussed the need to develop a programme to better tackle the spread of the Fall armyworm in Africa, more specifically in Burkina Faso.