The Fall Armyworm Tech Prize opened for entries in March 2018 and closed in May 2018. The initiative aims to find digital solutions to identify, track and protect crops from the pest which has devastated agricultural production across the continent. The competition, hosted by Feed the Future, the United States government’s global hunger and food security initiative and several partners, received an overwhelming response with 228 applications being received. Over 80% of the Fall Armyworm Tech Prize entries were received from within Africa.  Click here to find out more. -fallarmywormtech