Fall Army Warm wreaks havoc in Zambia and Cameroon threatening sorghum and maize crops

WEST AFRICA- Food security efforts in Cameroon have received a major blow after 4,335 hectares of sorghum fall prey to Fall Armyworms. According to local reports, the affected areas include Diamaré, Mayo Danay, Mayo Kani, and Mayo Sava departments. Sorghum and maize production in Cameroon are the main drivers of agricultural production to provide staple as well as the source…

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Zambia intensifies campaign to recruit more farmers into rice production to meet local demand

ZAMBIA- The government of Zambia, under the Market Oriented Rice Development Project (MOReDeP), is on course to meet a target of farmers in the quest for increased rice production. The Market-Oriented Rice Development project (MOReDeP) has kickstarted the recruitment practice in Luapula Province, located in the northern part and among the top 5 rice producers of the country. Luapula Province…

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