Sudan participates in Desert Locust conference in Jordan
Friday, February 15, 2019
Sudan participates in Desert Locust conference in Jordan

Sudan: Sudan News Agency 

Sudan is to take part, with a delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry headed by the Director of Plant Protection Khadir Jibril, at the Regional Conference of the Central Region on the Desert Locust Control, which is organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Jordan during the period from Sunday to Thursday. Jibril said, in a statement to SUNA, that Sudan is participating in this conference within 19 countries represented by the Directors of Plant Protection in the Near East and North Africa, pointing out that this conference is considered as one of the most important conferences for the discussion of the massive campaigns of desert locust pests invaded those countries, particularly Sudan and Saudi Arabia, which are facing a huge locust campaign. He pointed out that the conference would discuss the position of desert locust and ways to fight it, revealing out that Sudan will submit a report on the latest attack on a serious desert locust.