Regional Training course on Desert Locust Survey

Yemen, 28 March - 2 April 1998

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  • 13 trainees participated from 9 countries: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Yemen. They were from national locust or plant protection units; they varied in age from their late 20s to mid 50s.
  • 4 trainers, one each from Mauritania, Morocco, Oman and Yemen. These individuals are not only the head of their national locust programme but they actively undertaken survey and control operations and they have teaching capabilities; they varied in age from their mid 30s to mid 40s.
  • An expert on Desert Locust Survey & Forecasting from FAO HQ supervised the course. The Secretariate of the FAO Central Region Commission was present.

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