Farmers in northern counties face threat of new locust swarms

Locusts

A boy scares away desert locusts from a farm at Karundu village in Nyeri County in February.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

The fight to contain swarms of desert locusts that continue to wreak havoc in several Northern Kenya counties might take longer following the ongoing long rains which will hasten the insects’ maturity and laying of eggs.

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