Locust Watch
Locusts in Caucasus and Central Asia

Resources

Topic: Survey
A locust joint survey involving Armenian, Azeri, Georgian and Russian Locust Experts was carried out in Kakheti, Georgia, on 7-10 May 2019. Such joint survey allowed Locust Experts from the four concerned countries to collect...
Topic: Locust situations
Moroccan Locust (DMA) hatching started later than last year in Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan (and probably Turkmenistan), as a result of a cool and wet weather in early spring. In Kyrgyzstan, DMA hatching started in...
Topic: Regional cooperation
FAO has launched a Training-of-Trainers (ToT) on locust management to the benefit of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and the Russian Federation. The organization of two sub-regional sessions, on “Locust monitoring and information management, including the use...
Topic: Locust situations
Natural cycles of the three locust species – Italian Locust (CIT), Migratory Locust (LMI) and Moroccan Locust (DMA) ended in late summer/early autumn in all countries with eggs laid in the soil, where they overwinter...
Topic: CCALM – Caucasus and Central Asia Locust Management System
This Information Sheet on locusts in Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) presents a shared vision for the next future, as identified by CCA countries jointly with FAO. Indeed, with the critical challenge to ensure the...