22 January 2020, Samburu County, Lengusaka, Kenya - Officials FAO delegation and Government of Kenya during the visit in the area invaded by locusts. The team discusses plan of action in the field.
Ravenous swarms threaten entire East Africa subregion. FAO scales up its emergency response with a massive, border-spanning campaign needed to combat locust upsurge in East Africa. Given the scale of the current swarms, aerial control is the only effective means to reduce the locust numbers.