Over 2,000 Isiolo households benefit from WFP anti-hunger scheme

Locust invasion

A farmer walks in his farm amid an invasion by a swarm of locusts in january 2021.  Over 2,000 households in Isiolo have benefited from the World Food Programme’s cash transfer programme.

Photo credit: Waweru Wairimu | Nation Media Group

When swarms of desert locusts invaded northern Kenya counties two years ago, devouring crops and vegetation, the livelihoods of a majority of the predominantly pastoralist residents were threatened.


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