Desert Locust Infestation Linked to Climate Change -UN Chief Top story

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Desert Locust swarm in Africa

Desert Locust swarm in Africa

In short
The migratory pests, which were first reported in parts of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, have also been seen in the Ugandan districts of Amudat, Nakapiripirit and Nabilatuk, presenting an unprecedented the threat to food security and livelihoods in the region. A locust swarm of one square kilometre can eat the same amount of food in one day as 35,000 people.

 

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