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Governance and Office

  1. DLCO-EA is governed by Council of Ministers who are Ministers of Agriculture/Livestock of member governments. The Council meets annually, reviews progress, makes policy and approves the annual budget and programme of work.

  2. The Council appoints an Executive/Technical Committee that is composed of experts from relevant ministries of member countries. The committee assists and advises the Council on matters of proper management of the Organization.

  3. The Council also appoints a Director who is the Chief Executive Officer, responsible to the Council for day-to-day management of the Organization. He represents the organization in relation to third parties, etc.

  4. The Organization comprises the Divisions of Administration, Finance, Operations/Air Unit, Scientific research and Information and Forecasting Systems.


The Headquarters is situated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Nairobi Regional Office is the centre for the maintenance and deployment of Aircraft and crew to all aerial surveys and control operations throughout the region.

There are Eight Control reserve Bases (CRBs) in the region headed by Base Managers. These are: Djibouti ( Djibouti ), Asmara ( Eritrea ), Dire Dawa ( Ethiopia ), Hargeisa and Mogadisu ( Somalia ), Khartoum, ( Sudan ), Arusha ( Tanzania ) and Kampala ( Uganda )

What is NEW at DLCO-EA

Vacany announcment for the post of pilot

Vacancy announcment for the post of Internal auditor

Both Posts announced on Ethiopian Hearald Tuesday 5 June, 2018. Others please contact DLCO-EA Bases in respective member countries


  DLCO-EA released its 50th Year Anniversary e-Book

Media Gallery

photogalleryDLCO-EA photo gallery contains photos that provide information regarding main activites .



videogalleryVideo Gallery by DLCO is the place where you get Audio-visual inofrmation about the Organization main activities.

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