Air force versus 'armyworms'
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Air force versus 'armyworms' in Zambia

3 March 2017 Last updated at 00:19 GMT

Southern Africa has suffered extensively from a widespread drought in recent years, but in the last few months a new threat to the region's agriculture has emerged - a plague of "armyworms".

Zambia is one of the countries most affected, with the armyworms devastating maize crops and threatening farmers' livelihoods.

Filmed by Kennedy Gondwe

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