Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade

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Antonio Querido, the FAO Country Representative in Uganda. PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER KISEKKA

Antonio Querido, the FAO Country Representative in Uganda. PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER KISEKKA

In short
The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.

 

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