Policy Brief 5: Village forecasting of armyworm outbreaks saves crops.

Abstract

Farmers suffer huge crop losses when they don't recognise pest outbreaks in their crops at an early stage. But community-based forecasting is an innovative approach that trains villagers in high-risk areas to predict likely pest outbreaks and gives farmers time to act to save their crops.

Citation

RIU Policy Brief 5, Aylesford, UK: Natural Resources International, 2 pp.

Policy Brief 5: Village forecasting of armyworm outbreaks saves crops.

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