FAO develops new application to combat locust outbreak in Namibia

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a new application that will aid in combating locust outbreak in Namibia. The eLocust3m app latest version sets to improve early warning through rapid detection, surveillance and monitoring...

AFRICA CORONAVIRUS STORIES

AFSA is pleased to launch a new book entitled “African Coronavirus Stories: Perspectives on COVID-19 Challenges to Livelihoods and Food Systems.” The impact of COVID 19 on food security in Africa has been among the most discussed subjects of the year 2020. Most of the...

Kenya: Second wave of locust invasion causes panic in 11 counties

Kenyans in 11 counties are staring at hunger following a second wave of invasion by gigantic swarms of desert locusts from neighbouring Ethiopia and Somalia that continue to devour crops and vegetation. The ravenous insects have invaded Wajir, Mandera, Isiolo,...