Identification

Name

Locust Watch

Short name

DLIS

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Vincent Martin, Head of FAO's Dakar-based Resilience Hub and the FAO representative in Dakar Sen
Organizations
(1) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Update frequency

Monthly

Created

2012-10-05 21:04:34+00:00

Modified

2016-03-31 21:17:38.699741+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The Locust Group operates a global early warning system to avoid plagues through the daily monitoring of weather, environmental conditions, and the locust situation in affected countries in Africa, the Near East and Southwest Asia.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early warning
(3) Situational awareness
Year start

2009

URL http://www.fao.org/ag/locusts/en/info/info/index.html
URL (alternate) http://www.fao.org/ag/locusts/en/publicat/meeting/topic/index.html

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Africa
(2) Algeria
(3) Libya
(4) Morocco
Geography

Yes

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Personal Communication