Fresh waves of locusts threaten to decimate farms across eastern Africa

A woman from the Turkana tribe walks through a swarm of desert locusts at the village of Lorengippi near the town of Lodwar, Turkana county, Kenya, July 2, 2020. REUTERS/Baz Ratner - RC26LH92ENFM

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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