Alert: Outbreaks of fall armyworm across East Africa
Outbreaks of the non-native fall armyworm continue across East Africa with presence confirmed across Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Ethiopia and Rwanda. The full impact across the East Africa region is unknown however, preliminary reports are estimating a 20 percent reduction in yield in Kenya and 10 percent reduction in yield in Uganda. Governments are mobilizing to manage the outbreaks and control the impact on the main cereal season.
Maps and Charts:
Crop condition map synthesizing information as of May 28th. Crop conditions over the main growing areas are based on a combination of inputs including remotely sensed data, ground observations, field reports, national, and regional experts. Regions that are in other than favourable conditions are labeled on the map with a symbol representing the crop(s) affected.
Africa & Yemen Synthesis Map
Middle East and North Africa
Central and South Asia
Central America & the Caribbean
Disclaimer and Sources
The Crop Monitor assessment is conducted by GEOGLAM with inputs from the following partners FEWS NET, JRC, WFP, ARC, Asia RiCE, FAO GIEWS, MESA, ICPAC, Applied Geosolutions and UMD. The findings and conclusions in this joint multi-agency report are consensual statements from the GEOGLAM experts, and do not necessarily reflect those of the individual agencies represented by these experts.