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University of Leeds https://www.leeds.ac.uk/news-environment/news/article/4892/an-app-to-help-african-farmers-defeat-crop-pests

A mobile phone app – launched today by an international team of scientists – will support farmers across Africa to adopt …

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The Cornell Alliance for Science has as its primary source of support a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Cornell  https://allianceforscience.cornell.edu/blog/2021/06/kenya-on-track-to-commercialize-gm-maize-by-2022-to- …

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GeneticLiteracyProject https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/05/11/climate-change-is-roiling-the-african-continent-with-cutting-edge-biotech-solutions-largely-blocked-governments-rely-on-more-traditional-technologies-to-boost-output/

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SciDevNet https://www.scidev.net/sub-saharan-africa/news/fall-armyworm-worsens-hunger-among-smallholders/

Speed read

  • Fall armyworm destroys maize worth almost US$5 billion annually in 12 African countries
  • In a Zimbabwe study, the pest increased …
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FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9281590/east-africa-gets-ready-for-return-of-destructive-locust-swarms/?edition=5

In 2020, East Africa was struck by the worst locust plague in decades. Unfortunately, now, the swarms are returning.

The …

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DownToEarth https://www.downtoearth.org.in/blog/africa/combating-fall-armyworm-attack-amid-confluence-of-challenges-in-africa-70405

The fall armyworm menace cost African farmers 40 per cent of their harvest in 2018. Amid COVID-19 spread, …

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Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-02-africa-neonicotinoid-insecticides.html

by Peter McGrath, Michael Norton, and Nina Hobbhahn, The Conversation

First marketed in the late 1990s, neonicotinoid insecticides have become the world's most widely …

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The Guardian https://guardian.ng/features/agro-care/nigeria-other-african-countries-lose-200b-to-plant-pests-diseases-yearly/

• 40% Of Crops Lost To Plant Pests, Diseases Yearly—FAO • Contributes To Economic Losses In Sub-Saharan Africa—IITA • UN …

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Daily Monitor https://www.monitor.co.ug/Magazines/Farming/farmers-control-cassava-diseases-/689860-4994670-ut5t5r/index.html

SUMMARY: To eliminate viruses, cassava germplasm from Nigeria, Tanzania, Brazil and Colombia have been crossed with …

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The Invasives Blog https://blog.invasive-species.org/2018/07/27/fall-armyworm-is-here-to-stay-but-we-can-manage/

By Donna Hutchinson

By Roger Day. Reblogged from Fall Armyworm Tech Prize

In 1996 in response to the first international meeting …

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