Desert Locust Invasion in Eastern Africa

Why the Current Invasion Reached Unprecedented Levels

Lead Authors: Jasper Batureine Mwesigwa and Kenneth Kemucie Mwangi

Contributions by ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group

Figure 1: December 2019-March 2020 desert locust spread and movement prediction (Apr 1–15, 2020)

The 2019–2020 Desert Locust Invasion