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 - Map of areas affected by Fall Armyworms as of 15 June 2017.
01/07/2017
 - FAO has taken and is taking several actions in response to FAW: A Framework for the Coordinated Management of Fall Armyworm in Africa: Based on the actions ...read more
30/06/2017
 - Nature of the threat and its spread in Africa FAW was first detected in Central and Western Africa in early 2016 (Sao Tome and Principe, Nigeria, Benin ...read more
05/06/2017
 - 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
 - To help improve the resilience of drought-affected smallholder farmers living in the belg/meher agro-ecological zones of the eastern highlands of Ethiopia and pastoral communities through improved ...read more
14/04/2015
 - As many as 4 million people in rural areas of Madagascar are food insecure following this year's reduced harvest. Production of rice – the Indian Ocean ...read more
09/10/2013
 - Plant viruses are threatening the livelihoods of farmers and food security by attacking vital food crops in East and Central African countries. Cassava is the staple ...read more
18/04/2013
 - The importance of prevention cannot be overestimated. In this environment of climate change and global marketing of agricultural products, we would expect that transboundary diseases and ...read more
05/11/2012
 - How innovative technology by FAO is promoting a savings culture for grains Osama is dead and the women of Kimu market in Kyuso district are a happy ...read more
02/10/2012
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