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Second Wave of Migratory Locusts Outbreak More Severe Than the First

Second Wave of Migratory Locusts Outbreak More Severe Than the First

The 2nd wave outbreak of the Reed Migratory Locust that is currently plaguing the country is more severe than the first, the Agriculture Minister, Calle Schlettwein announced on Wednesday. “The outbreak this time is of mainly swarming locusts and is occurring in northern- central and eastern Namibia moving southwards. The most elective method of control […]

Women Control Over Land Improves Food Security In Karonga

Women Control Over Land Improves Food Security In Karonga

 Women in Karonga have hailed Evangelical Association of Malawi (EAM) for ensuring that women have access and control over land, a development they say has enhanced food security in their homes. Speaking recently on the sidelines of training for 25 lead facilitators, one participant, Leah Mubisa, said through EAM’s Right to Food Project, households acquire […]

New Drought Risks In Ethiopia Put Recovery At Risk

New Drought Risks In Ethiopia Put Recovery At Risk

New drought across swathes of southern Ethiopia may jeopardize the East African nation’s restoration of food security after the worst agricultural seasons in decades unless urgent efforts are made to shore up vulnerable households in rural areas, FAO warned today. While an impressive government-led humanitarian effort has sharply reduced the number of hungry during the […]