Videos to serve Ethiopian farmers facing Fall armyworm

The Feed the Future Developing Local Extension Capacity project (DLEC) piloted a multi-channel, multi-stakeholder approach leveraging video-enabled extension, a national IVR question and answer (Q&A) forum, a mobile-based farmer and extension agent survey, and the Fall Armyworm Monitoring and Early Warning System (FAMEWS) – a mobile application deployed by the MoALR and FAO. DLEC is implementing the pilot in collaboration with the Feed the Future Ethiopia Value Chain Activity (FTF-EVCA)

Fall armyworm programming on Kitara FM in Uganda

Listen to Kitara FM’s Fall armyworm programming: Over the course of eight weeks between August and October 2018, Kitara FM in Uganda aired radio programs about Fall armyworm. The programs were designed to help farmers understand how to identify and control this invasive pest. The farmer program, Eliso Lyomulimi  (Farmers’ Eye), also connected with local farmer groups, supported by the FAO’s Farmer Field School program. Learn more about the impact of