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Interview: Mitigating locust infestations in Algeria and Libya with space data

Kamel Tichouiti is the Head of the Department on Major Risks and Geo-environment
Identified locust reproduction zones at the border between Libya and Algeria

The Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) has been hosting the UN-SPIDER Algeria Regional Support Office

Crisis Mapping Analytics: Crisis Mappers Webinar available

The Crowdsource Mapping Network Crisis Mappers offers a free-of charge webinar on Crisis Mapping Analytics using data from conflicts in Sudan and Libya.

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Mon, 27/08/2012 - 08:08

Locust Outbreak in Northern Africa: UN-SPIDER facilitates support

UN-SPIDER is providing support to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in response to the widespread locust outbreak by facilitating access to various satellite imager

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Fri, 13/04/2012 - 17:13

Locust Outbreak in Libya and Algeria

In February 2012, a Desert Locust outbreak suddenly developed in southwest Libya along the border of Algeria and rapidly spread into adjacent areas of southeast Algeria. Gregarizing adults lai

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Locust Outbreak
Libya and Algeria, Northern Africa
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