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Fall armyworm status and distribution:
Estimated yield loss: More than 33,000 hectares have been reportedly destroyed by Fall Armyworms according to the Ministry of Agriculture, which amounts to 44,500 tons of production lost – 3.4% of the forecasted national production for 2016-17 (Agro Afrique de l’Ouest 03/10/2016). -ACAPS Thematic Report: Armyworm outbreak in Africa (23 March 2017)
Africa- Fall armyworm outbreaks. ACAPS Thematic Report (2017). https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/170323_acaps_thematic_report_armyworms_2.pdf