Brace for second wave of locust invasion: Experts

Desert locusts ravage vegetation in Mitunguu, Meru County, on February 14, 2020. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The Fao has warned that rains that fell in the later part of March could boost the breeding of the insects.
  • The agency requires about Sh16.2 billion for its rapid response and anticipatory action in the 10 countries affected.

The second wave desert locusts, 20 times bigger than the first one, will soon ravage farms in Kenya and East Africa, experts have warned.

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