AGATHA NGOTHO

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Baringo latest stop for locusts swarming across Kenya

By last week, the invasion had been reported in Mandera, Wajir, Marsabit, Garissa, Isiolo, Samburu, Meru and Laikipia.

Food crisis looms after heavy rains

From heavy rains comes food shortage and high cost of food

Locusts invasion to worsen food insecurity

Extensive damage has been done as state scrambles to contain swarms

Mango farmers kill fruit flies, seek to regain market

In 2014, Kenya banned  export of mangoes to EU market due fruit flies.

Drive against fruit flies to help end mango export ban

Ban imposed in 2014 to the European Union market due to the fruit fly.

Birds and bees: locust breeding to start next week

Expert says swarms in Isiolo turning yellow from pink, 'now ready to lay eggs'.

Harvest locusts to make animal feeds - expert

Manufacturers mainly use fish meal for protein, which they can now replace with the insects

Pesticides being sprayed to control locusts are safe

Says some residents have been spraying without knowledge on right proportion.

Farmers to get Sh13 more per litre of milk

New KCC to buy commodity from farmers at Sh33 per litre from as low of Sh20 previously.

State releases Sh230 million to help control desert locusts

CS Munya says through the concerted efforts, they have been able to control two of the seven locusts swarms.

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