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 - Somali farmers are facing a new devastating threat to their crops – the Desert Locust. Swarms of Desert Locusts are currently swelling and migrating, posing a ...read more
12/11/2019
 - The Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) infestation in Ethiopia has deteriorated, despite ongoing ground and aerial control operations. Together with the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Agriculture and ...read more
07/11/2019
 - The Federal Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA) have ...read more
03/10/2019
 - Desert Locust summer breeding, amplified by heavy rains, can pose a serious threat to agricultural production areas of Yemen, Sudan, Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia and ...read more
26/07/2019
 - Desert Locust summer breeding, amplified by heavy rains, can pose a serious threat to agricultural production areas of Yemen, Sudan, Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia and ...read more
25/07/2019
 - Yemen is facing a serious desert locust threat with widespread hopper band infestations that will cause swarms to form later this month. If conditions remain favourable, ...read more
19/07/2019
 - Heavy rains and cyclones have triggered a recent surge in Desert Locust populations, causing an outbreak to develop in Sudan and Eritrea that is rapidly spreading ...read more
15/02/2019
 - To strengthen national and regional capacities for better management of emergency locust control and preventive interventions in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan.
20/12/2018
 - The Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria, is the world’s most dangerous migratory pest with a voracious appetite unmatched in the insect world. Established in 1955 by FAO, ...read more
04/05/2017
 - This good practice fact sheet aims to share the experience and technology behind eLocust3, a highly effective data recording and transmission system for crop pest monitoring. ...read more
28/09/2016
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