Urgent Action Needed To Stop Fall Armyworm Destruction Of Crops For 200M Africans

The Guardian: Invasion of maize-eating caterpillars worsens hunger crisis in Africa
“The crops that 200 million people rely on in Africa are under threat from a caterpillar that is spreading throughout the continent, agriculture experts have warned. Urgent action needs to be taken to stop the fall armyworm’s destructive march across the continent…” (Maclean, 10/25).

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