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Zambia Daniel Moyo sprays insecticide provided to him by the Zambian government on his maize field in Chilanga, a farming area within the capital city. The 5-acre field was attacked by armyworms, small, black, striped caterpillars that feast on crops. The pests have appeared in increasing numbers around Zambia, alarming Vice President Inonge Wina, who says they might threaten food security if they’re not eradicated.

Prudence Phiri, GPJ Zambia