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

Desert locust swarm

The World Bank Group approved on Thursday, May 21, 2020 a $500 million programme to help countries in Africa and the Middle East fight the locust swarms that are threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of people.  Desert locust swarm The Emergency Locust Response Programme (ELRP), approved by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors, will focus on ...

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