Desert Locust Bulletin General situation during April 2019 Forecast until mid-June 2019

Desert Locust Bulletin General situation during April 2019 Forecast until mid-June 2019

Locust infestations increase in spring breeding areas

While the Desert Locust situations improved along both sides of the Red Sea during April, it intensified in spring breeding areas of Saudi Arabia and Iran. Substantial aerial and ground control operations treated more than 86 000 ha in Iran .