23 January 2020, Samburu County, Lengusaka, Kenya - FAO ground team inspect and procede to trapped of the locusts after an aerial spraying in the invaded area. FAO delegation and officials Kenya Government visiting the area invaded by locust.
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.