Sunday 26 January 2020

Fall armyworms battle intensified in Tanzania

Fall armyworms battle intensified in Tanzania
By Mara Online News reporter , Musoma
Project Concern International (PCI) Tanzania has said it will intensify its battle against fall armyworms   that destroys crop farms especially maize and millet in Mara Region, thanks to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for supporting the initiative.
The initiative seeks to improve food security in the region and  support school feeding programmes in , according the PCI Tanzania Head of Agriculture Department Amithay  Kuhanda.
  Kuhanda said this during the Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) latest session sat in Musoma recently. Mara Regional Commissioner Adam Malima chaired the RCC session.
He told the RCC delegates: We are now going to deal with the problem of fall army-worms in all districts of Mara region”,
 The government of Tanzania is also taking part by providing extension officers who are directly involved in the battle.

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