18-03-2014 01:03 AM | Tanzania

Disease ravages Tanzania crops

The spread of crop diseases is threatening food security in the two main regions of the Lake Zone. The diseases according to Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa (OFAB), are Cassava Mosaic, Brown Streak, Maize Lethal Nicrosis and Banana Wilt.

Almost 90% of the staple food in Mara and Mwanza Regions were affected by disease leaving thousands of villagers in severe hunger.
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