Committee for Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture of Africa (CIFAA)
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1971, as Committee for Inland Fisheries of Africa (CIFA), within the framework of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), by Article VI-2 of its Constitution, following decision of 56th Session of FAO Council and coordinated by its Fisheries Division. First Session: Nov-Dec 1972. Based at FAO Regional Office for Africa (FAO/RAF).
Promote, coordinate and assist national and regional fishery surveys and research and development designed to utilize rationally inland fishery resources; assist member states in establishing the scientific basis for regulatory and other measures; assist in development of fish culture and stock improvement; promote the use of the most effective fishing craft, gear and techniques; encourage education and training; assist members in formulating programmes to help achieve the objectives referred to in the statutes.Available with paid subscription only.
Organizes symposia. Sub-Committees involved in setting up 'Lake Victoria Fisheries Commission' and propose setting up Lake Tanganika Fisheries Commission and endorse 'Indicative Action Plan for Aquaculture Research in Sub-Saharan Africa'.
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- Rivers and Lakes
- Agriculture, Fisheries
- FAO Bodies
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