DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 17 (AFP) - Ministers
of agriculture from six countries in eastern African are to start a two-day
meeting in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha on Monday, to draw up
strategies for improving control of pests, including locusts, in the region,
an official said.
Ministers from Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia,
Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda will be attending the meeting, acting
Director of the Desert Locust Control Organisation for Eastern Africa Peter
Odiyo said in a statement released here Monday.
"The ministers will review operations