FAO/Sven Torfinn/Panos Pictures

Katitika, Kitui County, Kenya

Desert locusts that have swarmed into Kenya from Somalia and Ethiopia, mass over farmland attracted by the crops.

According to the UN's Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) the current locust invasion, when an entire region is affected, is known as an 'upsurge'. However, if it gets worse and cannot be contained, over a year or more, it would become what is known as a 'plague' of locusts.

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FAO/Sven Torfinn/Panos Pictures
City
Katitika, Kitui County
Country
Kenya
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Not available in Germany and the Netherlands
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High Resolution
5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
6.7 MB size on disk
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