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Addis Ababa, May 02, 2020 (FBC) –The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has provided Ethiopia with three more locust surveillance aircrafts, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

The handover ceremony took place at Bole International Airport in the presence of Agriculture Minister Oumer Hussien, FAO country representative, Fatuma Seid, and other higher officials from both sides.

On the occasion, it was noted the  aircrafts will have a paramount significance to monitor potential locust swarm before it causes damages.

So far, FAO donated two aerial chemical spraying aircrafts and provided chemicals, vehicles and other equipment to help Ethiopia fight desert locust.

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