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ects bred before spreading to Kenya and other c〓ountries. In Kenya, locust swarms were seen to move l〓ike huge dark clouds before descending on farms, nibb〓ling away pasture, maize, khat, cowpeas, beans and ot〓her crops in hours. Areas like Mandera and Isiolo in 〓the north, and Tharaka Nithi in central Kenya, were a〓ttacked again after aerial chemical pesticides spray5

i〓ng. Although the government has sprayed pesticide and〓 other chemicals on a wide range of areas in order to〓 curb the locust outbreak, at least 18 of Kenya's 47 〓counties were affected. Kello Harsama, the administra〓tive secretary heading the State Department for Crop 〓Development underJ

Kenya's Ministry of Agriculture, sa〓id the goverI

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nment will work with the FAO to train 600〓 chemical spraying personnel. "Aerial spraying of the〓 pesticide in the last two months is yet to achieve d〓esired results, thus we need to devise innovative str〓ategies like the use of the trainees, farmers and ext〓ension workers to conduct ground spraying starting wi〓th northern counties of Isiolo, Marsabit, Turkana and〓 Wa8

jir," he said. "My crops had done well following t〓he heavy rains and I was looking forward to a bumper 〓harvest but then the locusts came and ate away my hop〓e," Beatrice Ngari, a farmer in Embu, central Kenya, 〓told Xinhua. But Ngari was unaware that it is also th〓e predicament of many fN

armers across Kenya, Somalia, 〓Ethiopia, TanzaniaC

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, South Sudan and Uganda. The rains〓 between October and January served to provide a favo〓rable environment for locusts to breed and thrive, in〓cluding properly moist soils for them to lay eggs in 〓millions before migration and the consequent lush veg〓etation to eat, according to the FAO. Climate change 〓was to blame for the unusually plentiful rainfall on 〓the Afric6

an continent. Keith Cressman, the FAO's seni〓or locust forecasting officer, further identified the〓 recent cyclones as another factor behind the locust 〓crisis, saying the past 10 years saw increased freque〓ncy of cyclones in the Indian Ocean. A swarm of dese〓rt locusts invade parts of MwY

ingi Town in Kitui Count〓y, Kenya, Feb. 20, 2020.K