Munya says State out to eradicate locusts before long rains

Desert locusts

Residents attempt to chase away desert locusts in Kaanwa, Tharaka Nithi County on February 11,  2021. 

Photo credit: Alex Njeru | Nation Media Group

The government is committed to eliminating desert locusts — which continue to wreak havoc in over 10 counties — before the onset of the long rains expected in April, to prevent further devastation of crops and rangelands.

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