Eritrea Desert Locust Swarm Invasion Put Under Control


Desert Locust Swarm Invasion Put Under Control



Mendefera, 15 April 2020- The desert locust invasion that appeared in Adi-keih sub-zone in the past three days was put under control through coordinated effort by the Ministry of Agriculture, sub-zonal administration, the public and other partners without inflicting any damage.




According to report, the locust swarm that came across the border from Ethiopia through Senafe sub-zone was put in control upon reaching Adi-Keih sub-zone.



The experts from the Ministry of Agriculture indicated that the desert locust storm was stretched on 10 hectares of land and has caused no damage on crops or grazing areas.