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.
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.