Keith Cressman, FAO locust forecasting expert gives an update on the situation in the Horn of Africa

Feb 2020

The current Desert Locust situation represents a grave threat to food security and livelihoods in the Horn of Africa. Right now Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia are the most affected countries but other countries are at risk. As swarms of the pest continue to migrate and devastate crops in its path, FAO is calling for urgent international support to fight the worsening upsurge.