Zambia’s air force takes on ‘armyworms’

Southern Africa has suffered extensively from a widespread drought in recent years, but in the last few months a new threat to the region’s agriculture has emerged – a plague of “armyworms”.

Zambia is one of the countries most affected, with the armyworms devastating maize crops and threatening farmers’ livelihoods.

Filmed by Kennedy Gondwe

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