Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region (CRC)
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1965, as a regional commission of FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa within the framework of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), by Article XIV of FAO Constitution, at 44th session of FAO Council, under the authority of 11th session of the Conference, 1961, and on the recommendation of a special conference, 1965, Beirut (Lebanon). Agreement for establishment came into force 21 Feb 1967; amended 1977. First session: Feb 1969. Original title: Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Near East -- Commission de lutte contre le criquet pèlerin au Proche-Orient -- Comisión para la Lucha contra la Langosta del Desierto en el Cercano Oriente. Name changed, Dec 1994, to Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Near East (CCDLNE). Present name adopted 1998.
Carry out measures to control desert locust plagues and reduce crop damage in the Near East region, by: maintaining permanent locust information, reporting and control services; encouraging and supporting training, surveys and research (including maintenance of national desert locust research stations); holding reserves and facilitating storage, export, import and freedom of movement of anti-locust equipment and insecticides.Available with paid subscription only.
Research/documentation; training/education; capacity building.
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