Between January and December 2020, members of Shared Lands carried out research into the desert locust upsurge and response in northern Kenya, focusing on the counties of Marsabit, Isiolo, Laikipia, and Samburu. The findings of the research are documented in a final report free to download below.
Our report, ‘The desert locus crisis in Kenya: Why inclusive anticipatory action is needed in disaster management‘, describes the findings of the research, discusses the need for inclusive anticipatory action in preparation for future upsurges, and outlines recommendations for disaster management and planning in Kenya and other contexts.
If you have any questions about the report or would like further information about our research, please contact us here.
Shared Lands members involved in the research and report include: IMPACT Kenya, PARAN Alliance, University of Manchester, University of Birmingham.