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Ugandans, Kenyans lead in tech initiative to fight armyworm

Published on May 30, 2018

Feed the Future, part of USAID has announced that 228 applications were received, mostly from Africa, for the global Fall Armyworm Tech Prize. The Prize aims to find digital solutions to identify, track and protect crops from the pest, which has devastated agricultural produce across the continent.

Over 80% of the entries came from Africa with the five countries with the highest number of entries being Uganda 52, Nigeria 25, USA 23, Ghana 22 and Kenya 21. Read more. Source | The Exchange