The PFAG said the issue is a threat to food security © 123RF
The PFAG said the issue is a threat to food security © 123RF

Ghana facing food shortages due to armyworm

20 July 2017

Farmers in Ghana have called on the government to do more to fight fall armyworms, which have infected over 112,000 hectares of farmlands across the country. 

Charles Nyaaba, programmes officer of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), told local radio station Joy FM that the fall armyworm infestation was getting out of control and called on the government to mobilise resources to contain the invasion.

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