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 - 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
 - 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 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
 - General situation during February 2020 and forecast until mid-April 2020.
06/03/2020
 - Present in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the Sudan and Yemen, desert locusts are at various stages of development (hoppers, immature adults) and forming groups and bands. This ...read more
02/03/2020
 - Despite control efforts, desert locusts are spreading to new areas of Ethiopia in vast numbers. FAO is working with the Government of Ethiopia to scale up ...read more
02/03/2020
 - FAO Director-General QU Dongyu has welcomed a €17 million contribution from Germany to provide assistance to those directly affected by the desert locust upsurge in East ...read more
28/02/2020
 - Desert locust poses an unprecedented risk to agriculture-based livelihoods and food security in an already fragile region. Over the past few years, consecutive shocks – among ...read more
26/02/2020
 - The worst desert locust crisis in 25 years is underway in Ethiopia, where around 90 000 ha of cropland and pasture are already reported to have ...read more
20/02/2020
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has started training 300 National Youth Service (NYS) trainees as part of its action plan to ...read more
19/02/2020
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