Posted by: APO | 28 October 2020

A new generation of desert locusts, flooding and COVID-19 threaten food security in Ethiopia

Mohammed Ali, 30, a pastoralist, is visibly tired, but relentlessly searching for pasture for his cattle under scorching sunshine. He leads over 400 head of cattle from Ewa to Asayta Woreda in the Afar region. Although pastoralists like Mohammed are accustomed to making the annual 200 km trek in January when the rains stop, they were compelled to make the journey in October – three months early.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/a-new-generation-of-desert-locusts-flooding-and-covid19-threaten-food-security-in-ethiopia?lang=en


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