Problems faced in the control of tsetse fly in Kenya

close up photography of fly

The following are Problems faced in the control of tsetse fly in Kenya

  • Clearing bushes leads to total destruction of bushes therefore exposing the soil toagents of erosion.
  • The tsetse fly became resistant to insecticides.
  • Some insecticides sprayed are harmful to man, animals and the environment, cause pollution.




  • The method of sterilizing the male tsetse fly is quite sophisticated.
  • The areas infested are extensive therefore costly to spray.