Objectives: Through the establishment of a commission within the framework of FAO, to promote national and international research and action to control the desert locust in the region.
Summary of provisions: Parties undertake to maintain locust information and control services, hold reserves of insecticides and equipment and encourage and support training, survey and research work.
Institutional mechanism: The Commission established for joint action and assistance, information and coordination and cooperation in the field of research, training and control.
This abstract takes into account the 1977 amendment.
(Source: IUCN ELC, 08.2005, based on UNEP Register of International Treaties and Other Agreements in the Field of the Environment, 1996)