UN: East African countries better prepared, but desert locust threat ‘not over’

Jan 20 2021


Action to control unprecedented desert locust infestations in the Horn of Africa last year has protected crops and livelihoods, but funding is needed to sustain operations against new incursions, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Tuesday. The UN agency is seeking $38 million to continue work in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan. Without […]



Source: African Harvesters