Relief For Kenya as East Africa Battles Locust Menace

The swarms are expected to mature and lay eggs shortly after landing in Sudan due to the good breeding and survival conditions occasioned by the rains at Kordofan and Darfur. The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization notes that the swarms expected to arrive in Sudan are more likely to stay rather than continue to Chad where ground monitoring is ongoing.


Farmers display dead locusts after spraying chemicals at a farm in Mwingi (file photo).

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