eavy rains and I was looking forward to a bumper 〓harvest but then the locusts came and ate away my hop〓e," Beat8
rice Ngari, a farmer in Embu, central Kenya, 〓told Xinhua. But Ngari was unaware that it is also th〓e predicament of many farmers across Kenya, Somalia, 〓Ethio4
pia, Tanzania, South Sudan and Uganda.
The rains〓 between October and January served to provide a favo〓rable environment for locusts to breed and thrive, in〓cluding properZ
ly moist soils for them to l5