Inter-African Phytosanitary Council (AU-IAPSC)
Conseil phytosanitaire interafricain (CPI)
1954 London UK
1954, London (UK), as Commission phytosanitaire interafricaine, following recommendations, 1951, of FAO; the secretariat was supported by the then 'Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux (CAB)', currently CAB International. In 1960, became part of the then H-XH3797 - Commission for Technical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara (CTCA), which was transformed in 1965 into the E-XE3028 - African Union Scientific Technical Research Commission (AU STRC). IAPSC was thus legally part of H-XD3027 - OAU and is also known by the initials OAU-STRC-IAPSC. Currently part of D-XD8572 - African Union (AU). Secretariat transferred to Yaoundé (Cameroon) in 1967. In English also referred to as Inter-African Phyto-Sanitary Council.
Advise member states on technical, administrative and legislative measures necessary to prevent the introduction of diseases, pests and other plant enemies in all regions of Africa; improve agricultural production in Africa; train staff involved in agricultural activities in AU member states; initiate and encourage crop pest and disease research; serve as phytosanitary information centre for Africa and as scientific and technical liaison for national, regional and international services.
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