FAO Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Western Region

FAO Commission de lutte contre le criquet pèlerin dans la région occidentale

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History

Aug 1971, within the framework of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), by Article XIX of Agreement for the Establishment of a Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in North-west Africa, approved by the Council of FAO in 1970, and amended 1977. Original title: FAO Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in North-West Africa (CCDLNWA) -- FAO Commission de lutte contre le criquet pèlerin en Afrique du Nord-Ouest (CLCPANO) -- FAO Comisión para la Lucha contra la Langosta del Desierto en el Noroeste de Africa. Replaced FAO North-West African Desert Locust Research and Control Coordination Sub-Committee, a subsidiary of FAO Desert Locust Control Committee. Statutes registered in 'UNTS 1/11354'.

Aims

Promote national and international research and action on control of the desert locust in North-West Africa.

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Activities

Annual or Biennial Session. Provides emergency assistance; promotes and coordinates locust research, survey and control; builds up adequate control potential; monitors vegetation development and mapping in areas favourable for desert locust breeding.

Structure

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Languages

Arabic, English, French.

Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 6 countries
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Subjects *

  • Climatology
    • Arid Zones
  • Invertebrates
    • Locusts
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • FAO Bodies
  • Cybernetics
    • Control

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E9584

Last News Received

2011
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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