African Forestry and Wildlife Commission (AFWC)

Commission des forêts et de la faune sauvage pour l'Afrique (CFFSA)
Comisión Forestal y de la Flora y Fauna Silvestres para Africa (CFFSA)

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Established within the framework of B-XB0971 - FAO, by Article VI-I of its Constitution, and by resolution 26/59 of 10th Session of FAO Conference.

First Session Nov 1960.

Rules of procedure adopted 1961; amended 1978. Statutes amended, 2011.

Based at E-XE9659 - FAO Regional Office for Africa (FAO/RAF), Accra (Ghana).


Advise on the formulation of forestry and wildlife policies and programmes; play a key role in the international arrangement on forests; serve as a link between global dialogue at the Committee on Forestry (COFO), The Africa Regional Conference of FAO and the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF), and national implementation.


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GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 15: Life on Land



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