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FAO celebrates food hero in the fight against Desert Locust in Kenya

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Title: FAO celebrates food hero in the fight against Desert Locust in Kenya
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In 2019 Kenya saw the worst Desert Locust invasion of the last 70 years. Crops and pastures were hit by the ravenous pest putting at risk food security and nutrition of thousands of people in the country. Brian Odhiambo Wajewa, an instructor in the Kenya of the National Youth Service (NYS) was trained by FAO and engaged in Desert Locusts’ control operations. The control operations were a success, as of late summer 2021, Kenya was considered locust free.

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