United States Strengthens Zambian Rural Household and Community Self-Reliance

CHIPATA – On July 17, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) completed its Feed the Future Mawa project, which integrated nutrition and economic strengthening in communities throughout Eastern Province. Implemented by Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Mawa—meaning “East” and “Tomorrow” in Chinyanja—began in 2012 as a five-year initiative designed to increase household and community self-reliance ...
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Global experts release guide on Fall Armyworm management, a critical global security threat in Africa

In 2016, an invasive crop pest called the fall armyworm (FAW) was first confirmed in Africa. Native to the Americas, FAW can feed on 80 different crop species including maize, a staple food consumed by over 300 million African smallholder farm families. The crop pest has since been found in over 30 African countries, posing ...
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