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What is it?

a custom program that runs on the Psion 5mx handheld computer

Who uses it?

national field staff who undertake Desert Locust survey and control operations in their own country

What does it do?

locust, ecological, weather and control data and observations made during field surveys can be entered into a database and displayed on maps

How much does it cost?

eLocust is free - you only need to purchase a Psion 5mx handheld computer (about $450)

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A service provided by the Migratory Pests Group to monitor the world-wide locust situation and keep
affected countries and donors informed of expected developments.

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Rome, Italy

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