Tea Farmers panic as caterpillars invade gardens in Buhweju
26/11/2023 15:23:09 PM
Tea Farmers in Kyeyare Parish, Rwengwe Sub County in Buhweju District are counting losses after caterpillars invaded their tea gardens.
Batamugaya James, a tea farmer and a resident of Kyeyare Parish says the caterpillars are now destroying tea leaves and has appealed to the governement to help them in solving this issue.
Speaking to Hon Nuwajuna Francis who is the Rwengwe Sub County Councillor has confirmed the reports and noted that as leaders, they will visit the affected gardens, talk to concerned officials to get a solution.