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 - The implementation of the Three-year Programme in response to the Locust Plague (2013-2014) in Madagascar started almost one year ago. Significant resources have been mobilized to halt the locust ...read more
13/08/2014
 - The purpose of aerial surveys is to assess the nature and size of adult locust populations in Madagascar, localize the “hotspots” (mapping the most infested areas) ...read more
21/05/2014
 - Control operations are continuing in Madagascar against an invasion of the Malagasy Migratory Locust, a voracious insect threatening rice and maize crops and therefore the food security and livelihoods of millions of people. Jointly prepared by ...read more
19/12/2013
 - Swarm of the Malagasy Migratory Locust observed during more than one hour on 26/09/2013 at 115 km N/W of Tsiroanomandidy (45,4E/17,9S). Estimated size of 8,800 ha. ...read more
18/12/2013
 - Madagascar's worst locust plague in 60 years has infested about half of the island, destroying crops and raising concerns over food shortages. Malagasy authorities say they ...read more
07/05/2013
 - Dense Malagasy Migratory Locust swarm in transit between the mountains of the Isalo National Park. Swarm in transit between the outbreak and invasion areas. They are moving ...read more
07/05/2013
 - Malagasy Migratory Locust swarm and hopper bands observed on 28 March 2013 in the regions of Menabe (Manja district) and Atsimo Andrefana (Benenitra district), Madagascar.
30/04/2013
 - Latest photos from Ilakaka on the locust crisis that Madagascar is facing.
11/04/2013
 - Madagascar is at risk of a significant plague of crop-eating locusts, FAO warned today. An unknown number of immature swarms of Malagasy Migratory Locust (Locusta migratoria ...read more
12/08/2010