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    FAO Director-General QU Dongyu has appealed for urgent funding to tackle the desert locust upsurge in the Horn of Africa, which threatens to provoke a humanitarian crisis and to protect livelihoods and food security. The locust outbreak is the worst to strike Ethiopia and Somalia for 25 years and the worst infestation that Kenya had ...
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    Zimbabwe is finalising arrangements to import 230 Large White Landrace and Duroc pigs from South Africa as breeding stock, as part of a US$45 million (about R630 million) EU-funded project to improve the country’s livestock value chain. Newton Chari, spokesperson of Action Aid, the agency leading the implementation of the pork sector revitalisation project, told ...