UN Food Agency Warns North Africa of Locust Threat

The Food and Agriculture Organization has alerted Algeria, Libya, Mauritania and Morocco about the insects which appear to be headed their way from the Sahel region of West Africa.

  • North Africa:  Region Warned About Locust Swarm Threat

    UN News Service, 23 October 2012

    Desert locust swarms are set to invade North Africa in the coming weeks, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned today, as it highlighted ongoing efforts ... read more »

Photo: UN FAO

Locust swarm in Mauritania (file photo).

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