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Agreement for the Establishment of a Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Jul 1, 1965
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-001380)
Title (French)

Accord portant création de la Commission de lutte contre le criquet pèlerin dans la Région Centrale

Title (Spanish)

Acuerdo para el Establecimiento de una Comisión para la Lucha contra la Langosta del Desierto en la Región Central

Place of adoption
Rome
Depository
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
Language
Arabic, English, French, Spanish
Entry into force
Feb 21, 1967
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Desert/oasis International organization Data collection/reporting Research Integrated pest management-IPM/pest management strategies Pests/diseases Plant protection Institution Pesticides
Abstract

Objectives: To establish the Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region. Summary of provisions: The Commission is established within the framework of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), and its objective is to promote national and international research and action with respect to the control of the desert locust in the Central Region of its distribution area. Members undertake, inter alia, to maintain a regular exchange of information on the current locust situation and the progress of control campaigns within their countries, transmit such information regularly to the FAO Desert Locust Information Service, reduce crop damage by adopting the procedures set out in art. II, and submit to the Commission periodic reports on the action taken to fulfil their obligations. The Commission's functions are joint action and assistance, information and co-ordination, co-operation, and administration (art. IV). Institutional mechanisms: The Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region is established. It is constituted of a Secretariat provided by the Director-General of the FAO (art. VIII), and an Executive Committee (art. IX).

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