West and Central African Association of Soil Science (WCAASS)
Association ouest et centre africaine de la science du sol (AOCASS)
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1987-01-07 Yaoundé Cameroon
7 Jan 1987, Yaoundé (Cameroon).
Encourage exchange of experience and ideas among soil scientists in the region; advise agricultural agencies of member countries on efficient conservation, management and utilization of indigenous soil resources for prolific and sustained agricultural production; standardize soil research methods and procedures; review major soil problems affecting agricultural production and recommend appropriate measures to overcome them; liaise with international bodies interested in development of agriculture and transfer of appropriate agricultural planning and management techniques in the region.
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