During the second harvest in 2016, farmer Fred Kisubi lost everything. His region, Jinja District, Uganda, was devastated by fall armyworm. The unforgiving pest decimated approximately 95% of his maize crop within days, an estimated 18 million Ugandan Shillings (US $4,860) loss. Unfortunately, Fred Kisubi’s losses are not unique.

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Thank you for your interest in the Fall Armyworm Tech Prize.

We thought you might be interested in joining us for a webinar on April 18, Wednesday, 1 pm GMT, to learn more about the Prize, better understand the problem of fall armyworm in Africa and explore the possibilities around digital solutions (the webinar will finish at 2.30pm GMT). Please see dial-in details at the end of the page.

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