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Locusts: The eighth plague

During the course of 2004, several West African countries fell victim to the largest locust invasion in 15 year as millions of hectares of crops and pasture were destroyed by giant swarms of insects. Preventing the spread of locusts is easier and more cost effective before the onset of the infestation.

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  • Themes:Food Security & Agriculture
  • Hazards:Insect Infestation
  • Countries/Regions:Algeria, Mali, Senegal

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/27898


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