Tanzania: Fall Armyworm in Tanzania and East Africa

As millions of east African smallholder farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat-fall armyworms. The destructive pests attacks economically important crops such as maize, wheat, millet, sorghum, sugarcane and rice at all stages. The damage can lead to 100 percent crop loss.

Tanzania: Fall Armyworm in Tanzania and East Africa