U.S. Pledges U.S.$8 Million For Locust Control in East Africa

By helping to reduce the size of the swarms, this aid is expected to have a positive impact on affected communities throughout the Horn of Africa. The current outbreak of desert locusts is the worst to hit East Africa in decades, billions of pests have taken over the region, devouring crops and vegetation, and destroying livestock pastures.

Locusts spotted in Kamarawa village, in Muhoroni, Kisumu County.


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