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Addis Abeba, January 20/2020 – Despite control efforts, Desert Locusts are spreading to new areas of Ethiopia in vast numbers. According to Government data provided  on 07 January 2020,  Desert Locusts  has have infested more than 2 350 km2 of land across the Afar, Amhara, Oromia, Somali, Tigray, and Southern …

Addis Abeba, October 30/2019 – The Federal Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA) have called for immediate action to control a new Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) infestation in the country. Sani Redi, Agriculture …

Addis Abeba, October 14/2019 – Sixteen people were killed and more than 30 wounded in Ethiopia’s Afar regional state after attacks by armed men in attack last week on Friday and Saturday, Kontie Moussa, (PhD), Afar People’s Party Chairman, told Addis Standard. The attacks occurred in Afambo wereda, Obno Kebele, …