MONITORING AND SURVEILLANCE OF MIGRATORY PESTS
The Ministry of Agriculture through the Department of Crops Development (DCD) is this week conducting monitoring and surveillance of migratory pests on rainfed crops in KULIMA implementing districts. Fall armyworm and African Armyworm are the migratory pests that pose a significant threat on national food security. The districts being visited include Chitipa, Karonga, Mzimba North, Salima, Mulanje, Thyolo and Chiradzulu. The picture below shows one the teams interacting with farmers from Bwengu EPA in Mzimba North.