Chitipa assessing the extent of damage caused by the outbreak of fall army worms

Chitipa District Agricultural Development Office says it is working on assessing the total number of the households whose fields have been affected by the out-break of fall  army worms in the district two weeks ago.

Speaking with Voice of Livingstonia on Thursday, the  District’s Agricultural Development Officer-DADO, Malumbo Nyirongo  said his office is working around the clock to contaijn the situation.

According to Nyirongo this is the first time for the district to register the outbreak of the  fall army worms  since 2016.