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September 23rd, 2019 / Farmers Review Africa

Typical to agrarian economies, the African economy is heavily dependent on agriculture.

One may wonder; “with over 50% of its population involved in agriculture, why the agricultural economic results are so low?

In a previous article, I had already addressed the fundamental reasons that cerate’s the agricultural pest control difficulties in Africa (see “Does Pest Control Success Has To do With Where You Live?“).

In this article, I wish to look deeper into three groups of pests that hurt the African economy the most, by harming the public health, crippling the ability to produce food, and making almost impossible theexport of fresh fruit/vegetables.

Each pest belonging to the mega-pest compendium has a negative impact on the economy.

Now, just imagine what happened in places affected, simultaneously, by all three groups! Read more …