Tag archive for ‘Desert locusts’
Desert locusts
By On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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More money needed in war against locusts

Desert locusts from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – THE funds needed to combat the pest crisis in East Africa have doubled to US$138 million (about R2,2 billion) in one month. This setback More...

Desert locusts
By On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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German funds war against East Africa locust invasion

Desert locusts from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – GERMANY has made available €2 million (R32,6 million) to tackle the worst locust infestation in decades currently destroying crops and pastureland More...

Desert locusts
By On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
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Locust invasion grips vulnerable East Africa

from ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA – EAST Africa is on the brink of a prolonged food insecurity crisis amid fears the desert locust invasion in Ethiopia and Somalia will spread to neighbouring More...

Desert locusts
By On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Locusts invasion worsens dreadful Ethiopia drought

Desert locusts from ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA – THE massive destruction by desert locusts in Ethiopia is worsening food insecurity in a country where about 8 million people were More...