Thursday, 26 January 2017

Pests worsening hunger in Zambia

From ARNOLD MULENGA in Lusaka, Zambia LUSAKA, (CAJ News) – A WIDESPREAD outbreak of stalk borers and the fall army worm has destroyed thousands of hectares of the staple maize crop and left Zambia facing food insecurity. The pests have devoured some 130 000 hectares, which represents about 10 percent of the average planted area […]

from Sniply: CAJ News Africa

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