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Mauritanie: Rapport mensuel du mois de Juillet 2004

Alors que les moyens de lutte font toujours défaut, les criquets, jusque là cantonnés dans le nord et le sud-ouest, envahissent les zones de production du sud-est. Les activités agricoles démarrent...

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Locusts plague North and Sub-Saharan Africa

Giant clouds of desert locusts have invaded a huge chunk of North and sub-Saharan Africa, threatening to devastate some of the world's poorest countries. Experts estimate this year's locust...

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Five facts on locust swarm in Africa

LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) - A plague of locusts sweeping across West Africa has spread to Chad and threatens to reach a region where aid workers are struggling to help tens of thousands of Sudanese...

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Morocco sends aid to Mauritania to fight locusts

RABAT, Aug.09 - Morocco decided to send aid to Mauritania to help it fight locusts that have recently invaded some parts of the Sahel region where, the FAO says, large swarms from northwest Africa...

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Fears of famine as locusts advance across W.Africa

NOUAKCHOTT (Reuters) - Nearly a million people in West Africa face famine unless they get international aid to battle swarms of locusts devouring their crops in the region's worst plague in 15 years,...

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W.Africans urged to fight locusts with fire, water

By Tiemoko Diallo BAMAKO, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Desperate West African farmers whose crops are being devoured by tens of millions of locusts have been urged to burn, drown and stamp on the insects that...

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Mauritania seeks planes, pesticide against locusts

By Ibrahima Sylla NOUAKCHOTT, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Mauritania needs up to $20 million, 15 airplanes and 640,000 litres of pesticide to contain a locust plague engulfing its arid plains, the West African...

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Locusts invade Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT, Aug 4 (Reuters) - A massive locust swarm swept into the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott on Wednesday, devouring trees, bushes and parts of the city's main soccer pitch, residents said. The...

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Mauritania Government appeals for aid to spray locust swarms

[ This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] NOUAKCHOTT, 19 Jul 2004 (IRIN) - The Mauritanian government has launched an international appeal for US$ 5.6 million to...

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Sahel weather and crop situation report No. 2 - 16 Jul 2004

Rains arrived in late April in southern Burkina Faso and the extreme south of Chad, Mali and Niger, and reached the east of Guinea-Bissau and the extreme south-east of Senegal in late May and the...

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Desert Locust Bulletin 306 (March 2004) [EN/AR]

General Situation during March 2004Forecast until mid-May 2004 The Desert Locust situation continues to remain extremely serious in Northwest Africa. During March, new hopper bands and swarms formed...

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Desert locust alerts in West Africa and Saudi Arabia

The Desert Locust situation has deteriorated further and is a cause for concern in West and Northwest Africa and in Saudi Arabia. Large numbers of hopper bands are present in Mauritania and to a...

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