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July 4th, 2017 / AllAfrica

thumb.aspxOver the past two weeks, farmers of Yinesu Sostu Wereda in Gojjam, Amhara Regional State, have been busy handpicking larvae of the fall army worm. The farmers from the area, also known as Gogota, are doing this as an immediate response to the recent army worm attack in their region. The fall armyworm is a dangerous trans-boundary pest with a high potential of spreading due to bio-ecological and trade aspects, according to a report by the United Nations Food & Agricultural OrganizationRead more