Re: Rapid spread of coconut lethal disease in the Zambezia region of Mozambique
I visited the CICLY Group site with the intention of posting a note
about this Mozambique report only to find that you had already done
so! Thanks for drawing attention to this.
Perhaps I could take this opportunity to warn readers that I do not
follow group discussions on a regular basis so I may take a while to
respond to any follow-up messages.
--- In CICLY@yahoogroups.com
, "hugh.harries" <harrieshc@...> wrote:
> Executive summary, excerpts and conclusions of an assessment of
> Coconut Lethal Yellowing-type Disease (LYD) in Mozambique, November
> --- In CICLY@yahoogroups.com
, "Hugh Harries" <harrieshc@> wrote:
> > The following information was extracted from a message posted to
> Google coconut group at http://groups.google.com/group/coconut
> > The Millennium Challenge Corporation is preparing to fund a
> > Mozambique. One of the issues that has come to our attention is
> > apparently rapid spread of coconut lethal yellowing disease in the
> > Zambezia region. However, no one seems certain how serious this
> > problem is. CIRAD did a report a couple of years ago, but it
> > the disease has spread since then.
> > The message continues:
> > We are considering the need to hire a specialist to do an update
> > the situation and advise on the seriousness of the problem, its
> > and outline a possible program to address it.
> > CICLY members will want to know that:
> > The MCC are looking for a specialist in coconut lethal yellowing
> > might be available to undertake this work.
> > Contact:
> > Mark Huisenga
> > Director, Agriculture and Rural Economy
> > Millennium Challenge Corporation
> > 875 Fifteenth Street, NW
> > Washington, DC 20005
> > p: 202-521-2638
> > m: 202-459-3202
> > f: 202-521-7905
> > huisengma@