War in Yemen: Locusts welcomed amid food shortage

Locusts have become a valuable source of nutrition for many facing famine.

    Swarms of locusts are usually viewed as a threat to farmer’s crops.

    But in Yemen, where millions are facing famine as a result of the civil war, these insects have become a valuable source of nutrition.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Al-Attab reports from Sanaa, Yemen.


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