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Video May 20, 2020

Desert Locust Video Blog Series

The desert locust upsurge in East Africa and the Middle East has affected hundreds of thousands of hectares of farmland and rangelands across the region. Join Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Sustainable Development Africa Regional Director, World Bank and Keith Cressman, Senior Locust Forecasting Officer, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) as they discuss innovations to help countries better forecast and prepare for locust upsurges in the future.