Fall armyworm status and distribution: "All provinces are affected but twelve out of the eighteen provinces in the country are most affected. Those provinces are Bubanza, Cibitoke, Bujumbura Rumonge, Makamba, Gitega, Karusi, Ngozi, Kirundo, Muyinga, Ruyigi, and Mwaro." Institut des Sciences Agronomiques du Burundi, April 2017

Estimated yield loss: "The yield losses due to this new pest are estimated to be between 80 and 100 % in the plain of Imbo (West of Burundi)."



MPAWENIMANA Alexis. Status and perspective of the fall armyworm in Burundi. Fall Armyworm Technical Meeting (April 2017). http://fscluster.org/sites/default/files/documents/burundi_presentation_faw_isabu_meeting-kenya_apr_201721.pdf