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July 5th, 2018 / Prensa Latina

The African Union (AU) will contribute to the development of research to prevent the threat posed to the farmers of the continent by the increasing presence of the corn borer, it was known today.

In this regard, they will collaborate closely with international scientists from the Insect Institute of Nairobi, Kenya, according to a statement issued by the regional bloc.

The AU pointed out that the team so far has discovered that the pest has natural enemies; all this will be subjected to exhaustive study to look for results that eventually help to mitigate the impacts. Read more