Kenya’s government has launched pesticide spraying operations in several counties in an effort to contain its worst locust infestation in 70 years.
In the summer of 2019, as warm of locust migrated from Yemen across the Red Sea and Gulf of Eden into Ethiopia and Somalia. This in itself isn’t particularly uncommon as the areas around the Red Sea are an important
Uganda is the latest country to be invaded by swarms of locusts ina crisis that already threatens crops in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia.
Kenya is facing an “unprecedented threat” from its worst swarm of desert locusts in decades, authorities in the country say.