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 - 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
 - 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
18/02/2020
 - It’s the worst desert locust outbreak in decades for many countries in the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are most affected by the locusts. ...read more
15/02/2020
 - The Desert Locust upsurge in the Horn of Africa threatened to provoke a humanitarian crisis and appealed for urgent funding to tackle the outbreak in order ...read more
10/02/2020
 - The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund (ASTF) has donated $1 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to combat the worsening Desert ...read more
07/02/2020
 - The current Desert Locust situation represents a grave threat to food security and livelihoods in the Horn of Africa. Right now Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia are ...read more
04/02/2020