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This month, our theme pack includes an extensively updated version of the backgrounder on Fall armyworm (FAW) that we published in October 2017. Along with the backgrounder, we are including nine recent items on FAW from Barza Wire.

Backgrounder: Fall armyworm (Updated)

Barza Wire stories

DRC: Farmers test three methods to manage Fall armyworm
Malawi: Farmers use plant-based pesticides to control Fall armyworm and other pests
Spotlight: Radio programs on Fall armyworm in Uganda
Tanzania: Farmers and researchers scramble for solutions to Fall armyworm ahead of maize season
Nakaseke Radio goes on air and online to alert farmers about Fall armyworm
Zimbabwe: Farmers brace for a bad season as Fall armyworm looms (IRIN)
Radio hosts fight Fall armyworm with interviews and information
Benin & Zimbabwe: Farmers face fall armyworms armed with pesticides
Fall armyworm: Resources and information

We hope that this kind of “one-stop shop” on selected topics is useful, and that can you use the resources in this month’s theme pack to make effective programming on Fall armyworm.