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High-level IGAD forum develops strategies for pest management

Control and management of desert locusts and other pests that threaten food security in eastern and northern Africa are the main agenda of an ongoing…

Battling the Bugs: Kenya’s 10 deadliest pests and diseases over the decade

One early morning in late December 2013, Mr Elijah Gitare left his house in Kirinyaga County to go to his tomato farm. He was full…