Addis Ababa - The Government of Ethiopia is racing against time to control Desert Locusts as the February – May Belg season starts. With support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Ministry of Agriculture is scaling up...
Record temperatures and CO2 concentrations in January 2020 By World Meteorological Organisation - Climate action will be both a priority and a driver of world affairs through the coming decade, according to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. Presenting his 2020 programme and...
Interview with Richard Munang, United Nations Environment Programme expert on climate and Africa East African nations have been battling with swarms of desert locusts since the beginning of 2020. In what is being called the worst outbreak the region has...
By Kate Ferguson, DFID WISER Programme Manger at Met Office For the last four years, the Met Office has been helping create a positive change to millions of lives in East Africa through a weather and climate programme called WISER....
Exclusive: attempts to tackle crisis fail because gender issues are not addressed, report finds The Guardian-Climate breakdown and the global crisis of environmental degradation are increasing violence against women and girls, while gender-based exploitation is in turn hampering our ability...
BY David Luganda, NECJOGHA / AFMC Mombasa, Kenya- Experts have predicated heavy rainfall for March, April to May (MAM) season in most parts of the Greater Horn of Africa (GAH). “The downscaled regional objective climate forecast from eight Global Producing...
By ELIAS MESERET and CARA ANNA ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The most serious outbreak of locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa and posing an unprecedented threat to food security in some of the world’s most vulnerable...
By Judith Akolo, KCB Channel/ NECJOGHA  IGAD - The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) says the severe Desert Locust outbreak in the region is threatening rural food security across East Africa. IGAD Executive Secretary Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu while  calling on Member...
Nairobi, Kenya - A desert locust infestation- the worst in 25 years- is spreading through Northern Kenya after wreaking havoc in Somalia and Ethiopia, posing a significant threat to Kenya’s food security. Kenyan Agriculture Minister Mwangi Kiunjuri told a press...
By Wilson Asiimwe, New Vision  Bundibugyo, Uganda-Several residents who camped at Bubukwanga refugee transit camp and Semuliki high in Bundibugyo are still waiting for assistance to rebuild their homes after floods destroyed their houses. https://twitter.com/UgandaRedCross/status/1214536302592512001?s=20  Over 1500 residents in Bundibugyo district, were...

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