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 - FAO in Somalia is continuously finding innovative ways to respond to and mitigate the desert locust crisis. The eLocust3 app which can be connected to mobile ...read more
15/04/2021
 - Newest report from FSNAU-FEWS NET indicates large-scale food insecurity and malnutrition due to multiple threats Over 2.6 million people in Somalia are expected to be in extreme ...read more
17/02/2021
 - A locust fighting force assembled by countries in East Africa to combat an invasion of the crop-devouring pest is at risk of seeing its activities grind ...read more
20/01/2021
 - To improve the food security situation through coordinated control of desert locust invasions; reduction of egg-laying adults, prevention of hopper-bands and migration of the fledgling desert ...read more
15/01/2021
 - A new generation of desert locust swarms is threatening agricultural and pastoral livelihoods and the food security of millions of people in the Horn of Africa ...read more
16/12/2020
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) thanks the Netherlands for their additional contribution of EUR 3.5 million to help mitigate impacts on ...read more
27/11/2020
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warned today that large populations of desert locust in Somalia have moved towards southern parts of the country ...read more
20/11/2020
 - Key messages: The desert locust (DL) breeding and invasion in Ethiopia is now centered in Somali region. Mature swarms continue to cross into the region, from Somalia. All planes and helicopters have ...read more
20/11/2020
 - “This is the first time seeing such a scary situation ever since I was born here. Nothing else can compare to such a serious threat,” said ...read more
12/11/2020
 - The Government of Ethiopia with the support of FAO is mounting a large scale campaign to contain the damage caused by massive infestations of the desert locust which ...read more
11/11/2020
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