Dr. Stephen Njoka

Director - Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA)

Dr. Njoka is an Entomologist now serving as the Director of DLCO-EA. Previously, he served at KARI/KALRO as a Scientist and Centre Director at Kibos and Embu Centres. He was also privileged to serve as the Project Coordinator of the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project At DLCO-EA, he works to enhance Food and Health Security in the Eastern Africa Region by forecasting, monitoring and controlling migratory pests and vectors viz: Desert Locusts, Quelea birds, Army worms and Tsetse flies. The member countries of DLCO - EA are Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.