locusts invasion

Expert roots for change in locusts fight

Reading Time: < 1 minute As the country faces the second wave of locust invasion, it has emerged that the use of pesticides is turning […]

FAO warns of second wave of locust attack

Reading Time: 2 minutes Samburu and other counties in Northern Kenya may be under a second threat of locusts attack, Food and Agriculture Organisation’s […]

Fresh wave of desert locust invasion feared

Reading Time: < 1 minute East African region is faced with the threat of a fresh wave of deserts locust invasion despite restrictions on the […]

Kenya faces Sh13.6b in crop losses due to Corona, locusts

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya stands to lose an estimated Sh13.6 billion worth of crop produce this year owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and […]

1.3m Kenyans affected by locust invasion, says FAO

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bernard Gitau @benagitau Desert locusts continue to ravage most parts of the country amid the coronavirus crisis, with experts warning […]

Mastercard, AfDB donate Sh1.1b to fight locusts in East Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mwangi Mumero Mastercard Foundation and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have donated $ 11.5  million (Sh1.15 billion) to fight desert […]

Munya forms team to evaluate damage inflicted by desert locust on farmers

Reading Time: < 1 minute The government plans  to support farmers and communities who have suffered economically following the desert locusts’ invasion in the last […]

State, UN body say they are winning fight against locusts

Reading Time: 4 minutes Nicholas Waitathu and George Kebaso William Lelesara, an 18-year-old herder in Mugur village, Samburu East, stands still as a statue, his […]

Russia donates Sh300 million to Kenya in fight against locust invasion

Reading Time: < 1 minute The government of Russia has announced a contribution of Sh300 million to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in […]

How do you fight a locust invasion amid coronavirus?

Reading Time: 2 minutes A second invasion by desert locusts has hit East Africa in just a few months, as younger and more aggressive […]