The African army worms, which invaded farms in Lunga Lunga early March, have spread to Shimba Hills.

NAIROBI, April 5 (Reuters) - Kenya has sent a team of scientists and other experts to investigate reports of crop-eating caterpillars known as fall armyworms in maize fields in the western region o

New research by CABI reveals that just five invasive alien species are causing US$0.9 – 1.1 billion in economic losses to smallholder farmers across six eastern African countries each year, equatin

Scientists have urged the government to approve genetically modified maize after trials in Uganda showed resistance to fall armyworm invasion.

Dozens of Spiny Devils have been captured by villagers in the Changara District, Tete province, where lack of food and access to clean water are already threatening the lives of many.

The National Farmers Union (Nafu) says small and medium-scale sugarcane and maize farmers in northern KwaZulu-Natal have been severely affected by the destructive fall armyworm.

Zimbabwe's response to the outbreak of the fall armyworm has been hampered by farmer's lack of information and pesticides to fight it.

An outbreak of fall armyworms that has attacked corn plants in South Africa may spread to sugarcane in the KwaZulu-Natal province, where a warm climate would help the pest survive through the year,

Zimbabwe is likely to be the hardest hit country from an outbreak of armyworms that is destroying crops and threatening food security in southern Africa, the United Nations (U.N.) food agency said

JOHANNESBURG - Government is assessing the full extent of damage caused by Fall armyworm infestations.