Don’t 'panic' over Fall Armyworm pest, FAO urges African farmers

16 February 2018

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has published a comprehensive guide on managing the Fall Armyworm (FAW), a crop-eating pest which originated in Central and South America.

Murielle Sarr asked Allan Hruska, Principal Technical Coordinator of FAO’s Plant Protection Division, what the new guide will achieve.

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Murielle Saar
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