World: West African countries join forces and share resources to fight off locusts

12 Agustus 2020
Countries: Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, World
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The last time West Africa was hit by a locust invasion in 2003-05 it affected more than eight million people, caused severe food shortages that drove up market prices and conflict over limited resources.