Swarm Chasers | Unreported World
Alongside coronavirus, Kenya is being gripped by another plague. Billions of locusts are swarming across Kenya and neighbouring countries devouring crops and threatening millions with starvation.
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Filmed before the UK went into lockdown, Reporter Sahar Zand and Filmmaker Karim Shah were in Kenya on the trail of huge swarms of locusts, the biggest for 70 years. The insects are devouring crops and threatening millions with starvation in a country in which agriculture provides a livelihood for more than 80% of the population and where over a million people live on the edge of hunger.