FAO Warns of Desert Locust Invasion in West Africa

FAO Warns of Desert Locust Invasion in West Africa The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has warned of the possible invasion of desert locust in the West African Sub-region. The agency assured that it will guarantee full implementation of...

FAO brace up against desert locust in East Africa

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said Monday its anti-desert locust operation will continue in all affected countries in East Africa amid swarms invasion in Kenya. FAO said that immature swarms continue to migrate southwards from...

UN releases fund to fight desert locust spread in Kenya

The United Nations has appropriated 1.5 million U.S. dollars from its Central Emergency Response Fund to fight the possible spread of a desert locust infestation in Kenya, a UN spokesman said on Tuesday. • Undersecretary-General Mark Lowcock, the UN humanitarian...