10 Jun '12, 7pm

Desert Locusts Swarm West Africa Following Gaddafi's Fall: Desert locusts traveling southwest from Algeria and L...

Desert Locusts Swarm West Africa Following Gaddafi's Fall: Desert locusts traveling southwest from Algeria and L...

Desert locusts traveling southwest from Algeria and Libya threaten to decimate crops in Niger and Mali, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations warned on Wednesday. Since rebel forces killed Gaddafi in October last year, insecurity along both sides of the Algerian-Libyan border has hampered pest control efforts, allowing locusts to swarm across the desert like a giant red blanket that obscures everything in sight. FAO officials predicted in March that if more was not done to control the migrating locusts, they would reach Niger in June. It seems they have arrived right on time.

Full article: http://www.enn.com/agriculture/article/44512

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