Member Countries

Member Countries

The Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA) is an organization established by an International Convention signed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1962. Member countries, which are represented by the Ministries of Agriculture/Livestock, are Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, covering a land surface area of about 6,157,725 sq.kms, with an estimated population of 180 million.

Somalia

Somalia

Federal Republic of Somalia is a sovereign state with its territory located in the Horn of Africa

Eritrea

Eritrea

Eritrea covers an area of 117,760 km2 and has a coastline of over 1,000 km. It is situated in the Horn of Africa ...
South Sudan

South Sudan

South Sudan ,officially known as the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa...

Ethiopia

Ethiopia

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia covers a total area of 1,104,300 km2 between ...
Sudan

Sudan

The Republic of the Sudan  , located in north-eastern Africa, lies almost entirely within the tropics between ...

Kenya

Kenya

Kenya ,officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi...
Tanzania

Tanzania

Tanzania officially the United Republic of Tanzania is a sovereign state in eastern Africa within the African Great Lakes region.

Uganda

Uganda

Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains ...

Successful suppression and control of Desert Locusts in the main outbreak areas of Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Djibouti has kept Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda free from locust invasion for the past five decades. This means improved food security by saving millions of tonnes of food as well as foreign exchange that would have been spent on importing food in the affected countries.

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From its inception in 1962 till the beginning of the new Millennium, DLCO-EA has received technical, financial and other forms of support from a wide variety of friends and partners in development, among them

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