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 - FAO hands over six vehicles funded by USAID and equipped with vehicle-mounted sprayers to the Ministry of Agricultural Development of Somaliland in Hargeisa on Wednesday 20 ...read more
29/05/2020
 - The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, has warned that efforts to control desert locusts will take time, ...read more
22/05/2020
 - Desert locust upsurges aren’t a new phenomenon. Locusts are one of the oldest migratory pests in the world and have wreaked havoc on crops across the ...read more
11/05/2020
 - The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, said today that significant gains had been made in the fight ...read more
11/05/2020
 - The Department of Plant Protection (DPP), Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MFSR) is the lead institution tasked with monitoring and managing the desert locust ...read more
04/05/2020
 - While Somalia and its partners, including the United Nations, focus on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, other parts of the international organization remain concentrated on supporting the ...read more
01/05/2020
 - The Government of Russia has announced a contribution of $3 million (KSh 300 million) to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to support Kenya’s ...read more
30/04/2020
 -  The current desert locust situation remains extremely alarming as more swarms form and mature in southern Ethiopia (Oromia and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region (SNNPR)) and disperse ...read more
30/04/2020
 - FAO Director-General QU Dongyu has thanked the Russian Federation for boosting the fight against the desert locust outbreak in East Africa by making a $10 million ...read more
28/04/2020
 - Rapid response desert locust control operations seek to combat outbreaks and prevent widespread crop and pasture losses that threaten rural livelihoods and food security in the ...read more
22/04/2020
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