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FAO sounds alarm on Desert Locust outbreak within northeast Africa and Saudi Arabia

15.02.2019 14:51 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) As of recent, heavy rains and cyclones have triggered a surge of the Desert Locust populations, causing an outbreak to develop in Sudan and Eritrea that is rapidly spreading along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, FAO reports. As to the report, since last year Oct, intensive rains along the Red Sea coastal plains within Eritrea and Sudan had allowed two generations of breeding, thus leading to a substantial boost of locust populations and the formation of highly mobile swarms. At least one swarm crossed the Red Sea to the northern coast of Saudi Arabia within this year mid-Jan, followed by additional migrations about one week later. Groups of mature winged adults and a few swarms also moved north along the coast to southeast Egypt at the end of the month. So, FAO has called on all the affected countries to step up vigilance and control measures to contain the destructive infestations and protect crops from the world most dangerous migratory pest. «The next three months will be critical to bring the locust situation under control before the summer breeding starts,» Keith Cressman, FAO Senior Locust Forecasting Officer, admits. In meanwhile, FAO is convening a meeting next week within Jordan (Feb 17- 21) with affected countries to review the current situation in order to intensify the survey and control operations.

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