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Locust crisis calm in east Africa, says FAO

Intensified control operations and limited breeding of locusts in east Africa have calmed the locust crisis in the region. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of...

Favourable weather prolongs locust menace in Horn of Africa – FAO

Locusts have remained a major threat to the Horn to Africa due to favourable weather conditions, Keith Cressman, a senior locust forecasting officer at...

Kenya says desert locust invasion under control amid timely mitigation measures

Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture, on Thursday, January 21, 2021 said that the second wave outbreak of desert locusts’ invasion in the country was under...

Funding shortfalls threaten East African locust operations – FAO

In an online briefing, the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has warned partners that without additional financial resources for fuel,...

Tanzania on high alert over reported new wave of locust swarms

Tanzanian authorities have said they were on high alert after a warning by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on a new wave...

World Bank commits $500m to fight locusts, preserve food security, protect livelihoods

The World Bank Group approved on Thursday, May 21, 2020 a $500 million programme to help countries in Africa and the Middle East fight...

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Stakeholders endorse use of GM technology to enhance cowpea production

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Africa needs more finance for energy transition opportunities

Africa needs more direct financing to transit to cleaner fuels and power generation, the head of a South African...

ITREALMS E-Waste Dialogue partners EPRON, Ecofeld on collection of small e-waste

As part of the activities marking the 2022 ITREALMS E-Waste Dialogue, the management of ITREALMS Media is partnering E-waste...

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Stakeholders endorse use of GM technology to enhance cowpea production

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