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Agreement for the Establishment of a Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in North-West Africa

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Nov 1, 1970
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-000124)
Title (French)

Accord portant création d'une Commission de lutte contre le criquet pèlerin en Afrique du Nord-ouest

Title (Spanish)

Acuerdo para el Establecimiento de una Comisión para

Title (Other)

Übereinkommen über die Errichtung einer Kommission zur Überwachung der Wüstenheuschrecken in Nord-West-Afrika

Place of adoption
Rome
Depository
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
Language
English, French, Spanish
Entry into force
Aug 17, 1971
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Pests/diseases Education Plant protection Data collection/reporting International organization Desert/oasis Integrated pest management-IPM/pest management strategies Insects Research Pesticides Institution
Geographical area
Africa
Abstract

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)

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Countries Entry into force Ratification *
Algeria
Libya
Mauritania
Morocco
Tunisia

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