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 - Map of areas affected by Fall Armyworms as of 14 February 2018.
14/02/2018
 - FAO has taken and is taking several actions in response to Fall Armyworm: FAO projects: Since the onset of FAW, FAO has undertaken several actions to strengthen ...read more
31/01/2018
 - FAO has taken and is taking several actions in response to Fall Armyworm: FAO projects: Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) projects on FAW management are ongoing in Central ...read more
24/10/2017
 - 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
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