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Dr John Bahana, National Consultant for Intergrated Pest Management at FAO Uganda demonstrating use of the pheromone trap.(Photo by David Mafabi)

FAO rolls out technology to fight Fall Armyworm (PML Daily, Uganda)

MUKONO – After using a temporary pesticide combination to fight against fall armyworm, Farmers in many parts of the country could start smiling after the Food and Agricultural Organisation developed a new technology that will help farmers to fight against the destructive fall armyworm.

The FAO has been working with the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries [MAAIF] to develop technologies to manage the pest through a community-based approach and has now developed a mobile phone application known as the FAMEWS for monitoring and early detection of the Fall Army Worm….

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Photo from original article. (Photo by David Mafabi)

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