Mobile app launched to track Africa's fall armyworm invasion
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
NAIROBI, March 14 (Xinhua) The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday launched a mobile application to fight fall armyworm, a crop-eating pest that has invaded thousands of hectors of farmlands in Africa.
FAO said the Fall Armyworm Monitoring and Early Warning Systems (FAMEWS) mobile application is vital for early detection of the pest and guiding best response.
"The app will help us build our collective knowledge of fall armyworm in Africa, and connect all the dots: from how and w ...