Latest Forecast from ETOP - 9th June 2014

SYNOPSIS: Small-scale outbreaks detected in ETHIOPIA in May. Further outbreaks expected central and northern ETHIOPIA, southern ERITREA, possibly KENYA and TANZANIA.

CURRENT SITUATION: Small-scale African armyworm outbreaks were detected and controlled in Ethiopia in May. No outbreaks were reported in other countries during this period (DLCO-EA, IRLCO-CSA).

FORECAST UNTIL MID-JULY 2014: African armyworm activities will likely occur in central and northern Ethiopia, southern Eritrea and perhaps Kenya and Tanzania during the forecast period (IRLCO-CSA, DLCO-EA, OFDA/AELGA, PHS/Tanzania).

Mon 09 June 2014