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 - Key messages Despite control efforts, cross-border movements of immature swarms along the borders of Kenya and Somalia are ongoing. Swarms that formed in Somalia are now moving ...read more
07/04/2020
 - East Africa is facing a massive desert locust crisis that’s stripping farming families of food and income and threatening the food security of millions throughout the ...read more
01/04/2020
 - Kenya government received 10 pickups mounted with sprayers from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). This donation comes hot in the heels of three more airplanes ...read more
31/03/2020
 - East Africa is going through a massive desert locust infestation that’s stripping farming families of food and income and threatening the food security of millions throughout ...read more
30/03/2020
 - Key messages From February to September 2020, the population in Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) Phases 3 (Crisis) and 4 (Emergency) is expected to rise by ...read more
18/03/2020
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today began training 300 National Youth Service (NYS) trainees at as part of its action plan ...read more
13/03/2020
 - FAO has thanked the government of Sweden for its pledge of $4 million to combat the swarms of crop-devouring desert locusts in East Africa and provide ...read more
12/03/2020
 - FAO has welcomed a pledge of $1 million that will support an ongoing campaign in Eritrea to bring the numbers of desert locust there under control. ...read more
12/03/2020
 - With funding support from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (UN CERF) the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (UK DFID), MasterCard, the European Commission’s ...read more
11/03/2020
 - FAO is acting in response to a Government request for technical support to help mitigate the impact of desert locust. The Government has also clearly identified ...read more
10/03/2020
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