Pakistan mango farmers hit hard by COVID-19, locust attacks

Mango farmers in Pakistan have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and locust attacks.
Suspended flights and high freight charges have brought down exports.
And locust attacks have severely damaged the fruit.
Pakistan is the world’s fifth-largest mango producer, after India, China, Thailand and Indonesia.
Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports.

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