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 - “At first I didn’t dare pick the worms with my fingers. But after a while I built up the courage – I picked them and took ...read more
19/11/2018
 - South Sudan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, with support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a five-year plan ...read more
27/09/2018
 - Fall Armyworm could threaten the food security and livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers in Asia as the invasive crop-eating pest is highly likely to spread ...read more
14/08/2018
 - ‘With a good harvest, we have enough maize for ourselves, and then some to sell. But right now we have to buy the maize to feed ...read more
22/06/2018
 - FAO launched today a comprehensive guide on the integrated pest management of Fall Armyworm on maize. Designed for Farmers Field Schools, the guide will help smallholder ...read more
17/02/2018
 - Faced with the infestation of millions of hectares of maize, most in the hands of smallholder farmers, and the relentless spread of Fall Armyworm (FAW) across ...read more
16/02/2018
 - Prolonged dry spells, erratic rainfall, high temperatures and the presence of the voracious fall armyworm have significantly dampened Southern Africa’s current agricultural season’s cereal production prospects. ...read more
09/02/2018
 - FAO is carrying out surveillance, survey and monitoring of the new migratory insect pest, fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith) in Ethiopia. The fall armyworm, which first arrived ...read more
31/05/2017
 - In collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other development partners, the Government of Ethiopia has intensified efforts to protect ...read more
30/05/2017
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