Posted by: APO | 30 January 2020

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) appeals for urgent support to fight worsening Desert Locust upsurge in the Horn of Africa

FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said today the Desert Locust upsurge in the Horn of Africa threatened to provoke a humanitarian crisis and appealed for urgent funding to tackle the outbreak in order to protect livelihoods and food security. The locust outbreak is the worst to strike Ethiopia and Somalia for 25 years and the worst infestation that Kenya had experienced in 70 years. Djibouti and Eritrea… Read more on


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