Fact Sheet: Desert Locust Monitoring

SERVIR partners with UN FAO on data fusion product to improve desert locust monitoring

SERVIR West Africa fact sheet on locus monitoring

Working with the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), SERVIR is integrating higher resolution satellite and soil moisture data to pinpoint suitable breeding locations for gregarious hoppers (immature locusts) so that the pests can be eradicated with pesticide, bio-pesticide, or mechanical means, all before they take flight.

Last updated: March 27, 2024