European Commission on Agriculture (ECA)
Commission européenne d'agriculture
Comisión Europea de Agricultura
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1949 Rome Italy
1949, Rome (Italy), within the framework of B-XB0971 - FAO, on the recommendation of a preparatory meeting of representatives of European Member Nations, 1949, Paris (France), as European Committee on Agricultural Technology -- Comité européen de technologie agricole. Formally recognized as an Article VI-1 body and functions defined, 1951, by 6th Session, Resolution 87, of FAO Conference. Title changed to European Committee on Agriculture -- Comité européen d'agriculture by decision of the Council at its 15th Session, 1952. Present title adopted in 1956. Terms of reference broadened by 9th Session of FAO Conference, 1957 (Resolution 26/57).
Assist Member Governments to undertake joint action and cooperation in technological agricultural problems, including: research; education extension; review of nutrition questions; questions relating to agricultural economy that do not come under the purview of FAO Committee on Commodity Problems; and related activities in or by countries of Member Governments in Europe. Encourage and facilitate cooperation between international governmental and nongovernmental organizations concerned with agricultural technology in Europe; make recommendations on all matters within its geographical and technical competence.
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Open to all member Nations in the FAO European region. Member governments designate representatives who serve in a continuing capacity and elect Executive Committee - Chairman, Vice-Chairman and 5 members - from among themselves.
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