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After fall armyworm havoc and Covid-19, locust invasion is new threat to food security

Massive invasions like those in Pakistan and African countries could spell catastrophe for Nepal where food production is already low, experts say.After fall armyworm havoc and Covid-19, locust invasion is new threat to food security
Locusts sighted in Butwal as their swarms made their way into Nepal on Saturday. Amrita Anmol/TKP
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Chandan Kumar Mandal & Sangam Prasain
Published at : June 28, 2020
Updated at : June 28, 2020 06:40
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.

Sangam Prasain

Sangam Prasain is Business Editor at The Kathmandu Post, covering tourism, agriculture, mountaineering, aviation, infrastructure and other economic affairs. He joined The Kathmandu Post in October 2009.


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