Simeon Mwamuye is a mango farmer in the Kenyan coastal town of Kilifi, about an hour north of Mombasa.
Simeon has had success fighting mango fruit fly infestations with the help of local crop coordinators and scientists.
The Oriental fruit fly is native to Asia, but has spread to over 30 countries, including parts of America and Oceania. Increases in international tourism and trade have been linked to the increased potential risk of introduction.
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Joseph Maramba lives in the Kenyan coastal town of Kilifi, about an hour north of Mombasa. Here Joseph growns mangoes which he sells at he local market.
Tomato leaf miner (Tuta absoluta) is a species of moth. Approximately 1cm in length, Tuta absoluta was originally native to Peru but has become widespread across Asia, Africa, South America and Europe.