Battle ‘Not Yet Over’ Against Locust Invasions in East Africa Top story

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A swarm of desert locusts invade parts of Mwingi Town in Kenya Photo Courtesy of Xinhua

A swarm of desert locusts invade parts of Mwingi Town in Kenya

In short
While swathes of treated land are now relatively locust-free, the agency warned that the second wave of locusts will transition to the young adult phase in June, at a critical time when many farmers prepare to harvest their crops. FAO said the upsurge is “particularly alarming” in the broader context.

 

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