African Geographers' Association

Association des géographes africains (AGA)

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1981-09-05 Cotonou Benin


5-6 Sep 1981, Cotonou (Benin), at a meeting of African geographers, with the setting up of an Interim Committee of 4 members to prepare draft constitution, inform on the existence of the association, compile directory of geographers and organize meetings. Election of Executive Committee and amendment of statutes, 10-11 Feb 1986, Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire).


Promote scientific geography in Africa; facilitate cooperation among geographers and other scientists and technicians with similar objectives in Africa; encourage cooperation with other continents; sustain and orientate research of use to socio-economic development.


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General Assembly of national delegates (every 4 years, at Congress). Executive Committee (meets at least once a year), consisting of President, 4 Vice-Presidents (representing regional groupings), Past-President, Secretary-General/Treasurer.


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