Fall Armyworm: Impacts and Implications for Africa Data 2018

This dataset was collected to produce the report Fall Armyworm: Impacts and Implications for Africa, 2018. The data was collected via household surveys conducted in Ghana, Zambia and Zimbabwe in 2018 using the Open Data Kit (ODK) data collection tool on tablets.

Data collected includes:

  • Demographics of farming households
  • Fall armyworm field infestation levels
  • Maize area affected by fall armyworm
  • Effect on maize yield
  • Current control method including gender split, pesticides used and their cost and effectiveness
Further reports used producing this data include:
  • Farmer perception of fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiderda J.E. Smith) and farm-level management practices in Zambia (Kansiime et al., 2019)

Data and Resources

Cite this as

Ivan Rwomushana (2018). Dataset: Fall Armyworm: Impacts and Implications for Africa Data 2018. CABI Datasets. https://doi.org/10.34857/0048168

Retrieved: 19:26 01 Oct 2020 (GMT)

Additional Info

Field Value
Year 2018
Publisher CABI
Open data Yes
Location GLOBAL
Crops Sorghum,Millet,Maize
Organisms Spodoptera frugiperda
Creator Ivan Rwomushana
Creator ORCID 0000-0001-5840-8058
Maintainer Tim Beale
Last Updated July 13, 2020, 13:38 (UTC)
Created December 18, 2018, 17:08 (UTC)