Resilience

Potentially dangerous desert locust outbreak in Yemen

Apr 2016

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.

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