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The current drought will cut rice production by half piling more pressure on the already worsening food crisis in the country.

Nairobi — As the ravaging drought continues to affect about 1.3 million Kenyans with estimates that the number of those in need of food and water will rise to 2.7 million by end of February, Govern

A South African Emergency Plant Pest Response Plan, which deals with new pest detections, is already in motion to fight the Fall Army Worm (FAW).

Increasing the level of water table can help in slowing down global warming, boost crop yields and preserve peat soils in the UK, according to a new study.

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has confirmed that the fall armyworm is indeed in SA.

Rome — Wheat rust, a family of fungal diseases that can cause crop losses of up to 100 per cent in untreated susceptible wheat, is making further advances in Europe, Africa and Asia, according to t

The number of Kenyans in need of relief food has risen to 2.7 million from 1.3 million last year, a government agency has said.

Scientists are calling for urgent action to halt the spread of a pest that is destroying maize crops is spreading rapidly across Africa.

Thousands of learners in the North Rift could drop out of school because of the hunger ravaging the region, officials say.

An invasive pest known as the armyworm is rapidly spreading in the African continent, destroying maize crops.