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Fresh waves of locusts threaten to decimate farms across eastern Africa

The locust swarms can completely devastate crops. Image: REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Nita Bhalla

Journalist, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Mohammed Omer

Writer , Reuters

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A Somali girl attempts to fend-off a swarm of desert locusts in a grazing land on the outskirt of Daynile district of Mogadishu, Somalia November 13, 2020 REUTERS/Feisal Omar - RC2K2K9RK0XT
Locusts swarms have been increasing in size as climate cause is making breeding conditions more favourable. Image: REUTERS/Feisal Omar
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