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Uganda Gets UGX 11b From Russia to Fight Desert Locusts 4 1

The donation comes amidst fears that recent heavy rains have created ideal conditions for the pest's reproduction in several countries across the East African Region and the Horn of Africa. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation-FAO, Young locusts will become voracious adults in June just as farmers begin to harvest, compounding an already bleak food security situation. He explained further that the donation to Uganda will be spent on purchasing pesticides, fuel, sprayers and training of personnel to eliminate the pests.
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