Potentially dangerous desert Locust outbreak in Yemen
The presence of relatively large numbers of Desert Locust in Yemen, where conflict is severely hampering control operations, poses a potential threat to crops in the region. Keith Cressman, FAO Senior Locust Forecasting Officer, explains the situation and its causes. He also gives some key facts about locusts and illustrates the work that is being carried out on the field.
Reference: FITW0097
4min. 10sec.
Language(s): English
Topic(s): Agriculture & crops, Climate change, Emergencies/Crises, Food Security, Interview