MONROVIA, March 12, 2009 (AFP) - Liberia
has been hit by a second invasion of crop-destroying caterpillars which
have wreaked havoc in the west African nation, agriculture ministry officials
"We have two weeks maximum to react.
We have our teams out on the field preparing to contain the situation,"
Moses Subah, head of the agriculture ministry's technical team, said.
"We have mobilised experts from
the sub-region; experts came from Brazil, from the United States, who provided
technical assistance," Agriculture Minister Chris Toe told AFP.