Commission for Technical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara (CTCA)

Commission de coopération technique en Afrique au Sud du Sahara (CCTA)

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History

11-14 Jan 1950, Paris (France). Statutes revised 1954. Also referred to as Commission for Technical Cooperation in Africa -- Commission de coopération technique en Afrique. In 1960, absorbed Inter-African Phytosanitary Council (AU-IAPSC), which had been set up, 1954, London (UK), as 'Commission phytosanitaire interafricaine'. During its lifetime, instrumental in setting up: Southern African Regional Commission for the Conservation and Utilisation of the Soil (SARCCUS); 1963, Joint FAO/WHO/OAU Regional Food and Nutrition Commission for Africa (FAO/WHO/FNAf), on agreement with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO). Ceased to exist a such, 1 Jan 1965, when restructured as a new body, African Union Scientific Technical Research Commission (AU STRC), also known by the initials 'OAU-STRC-IAPSC', which is legally part of Organization of African Unity (OAU); when CTCA ceased activity, the functions it performed in the Joint FAO/WHO/FNAf Commission were gradually absorbed by the OAU. Instrumental in setting up: Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR).

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Subjects *

  • Climatology
    • Arid Zones
  • Technology
    • Technical
  • Solidarity
    • Cooperation

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

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H3797

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