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FAO Warns of Locust Outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea

 

A locust outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea is spreading rapidly along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization FAO warns today. (Photo: REUTERS/CORBIS )

BY TOM MILES | REUTERS

A locust outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea is spreading rapidly along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said on Friday, flagging a possible threat to crops and food security. Continue reading FAO Warns of Locust Outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea

Eritrea’s Decisive and Instant Measures Help Reduce Fall Armyworm Population

Eritrea witnesses the reduction of Fall Armyworm (FAW) population in the country thanks to the prompt measures taken prior to the upcoming main rainy season.

BY MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

Reports from all Eritrean regions witness that Fall Armyworm (FAW) population is decreasing thanks to the decisive and instant measures that included rogging out and burning of FAW infected maize taken by the Government and the people of Eritrea prior to the upcoming main rainy season. Continue reading Eritrea’s Decisive and Instant Measures Help Reduce Fall Armyworm Population