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 - 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
 - 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
 - General situation during February 2020 and forecast until mid-April 2020.
06/03/2020
 - 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
 - East Africa is a region beset by climate- and conflict-related shocks. Millions of people are already acutely food insecure. Now they face another major hunger threat ...read more
25/02/2020
 - The Government of Ethiopia is racing against time to control Desert Locusts as the February – May Belg season starts. With support from the Food and ...read more
25/02/2020
 - 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
 - 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