Skip to: Content
Skip to: Site Navigation
Skip to: Search

Grain borer spreads alarm in East Africa's larder

By With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Karla Vallance / November 4, 1981

Nairobi, Kenya

The whole of East Africa is growing increasingly concerned about the deadly grain borer beetle that is steadily eating its way through thousands of tons of corn in Tanzania, Monitor contributor John Worrall reports. More than a million people in central Tanzania are threatened with famine.

Skip to next paragraph