Even as we tackle droughts, famines, and the need to boost food security for millions, 15% of all food that we grow is being eaten up by rodents (rats, mice, and such). In Sub-Saharan Africa, this figure shoots up to 24%. In Ethiopia, this goes up further–46%–almost half of all the food grown. What is being done to eliminate this gaping hole in our food basket? What can be done further? We discuss with Mekelle University’s Meheretu Yonas. Meheretu has been involved in ‘Ecological Based Rodent Management’ interventions in various parts of Africa.
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