Locust plague threatens Madagascar

locust invasion

locust invasion

Madagascar, a country recovering from a major political crisis which devastated the economy, is facing another serious problem- a locust outbreak.

The crop-devouring locusts threaten the livelihoods of millions of people.

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization  (FAO) and NGOs are helping to contain the outbreak.

Radmilla Suleymanova reports.

Duration: 2’30″

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