Screwworm Emergency Centre for North Africa (SECNA)

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June 1990, Libyan AJ, by Secretary-General of FAO, following identification of the New World Screwworm in Africa in 1989. Programme for the Eradication of New World Screwworm from North Africa, formulated June 1990 by joint Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) / International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) / International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) mission, and executed by FAO. Officially closed 31 Dec 1992.

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Pilot phase completed 1991, included sterile insect technique. Programme based in Tripoli (Libyan AJ), extends to Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia.


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Subjects *

  • Invertebrates
    • Helminthes, Annelida
  • Societal Problems
    • Emergencies

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 13: Climate Action



Last News Received

5. Jul 1993
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