Desert Locust

Desert Locust

Seasonal Precipitation Predictions in Desert Locust spring/summer breeding areas (April – September 2021)

Post date Wednesday, 17 March, 2021 - 13:58
Month(s) covered 2021-09, 2021-08, 2021-07, 2021-05, 2021-06, 2021-04, 2021-03
Document Type Report
Sources Food Security Cluster / Sector, FAO

The 2020 locust infestation is a pest outbreak of desert locusts which is threatening the food supply across the regions of East Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and the Indian subcontinent. The outbreak is the worst in 70 years.

As per latest Update in Sudan, limited breeding continues along the Red Sea coast near Tokar Delta where control operations are in progress against a few hopper bands and groups of hoppers and adults

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