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Land and Water Development

Title Agriculture, Land and Water Use Commission for the Near East (ALAWUC)
Code RNE-708
Sessions and documents

View documents of the Agriculture, Land and Water Use Commission for the Near East

Legal Framework
Article of Constitution

Article VI.1

Origin

This commission was established as a merger of two previous regional commissions [Near East Regional Commission on Agriculture (RNEA-708) and Regional Commission on Land and Water in the Near East (RNEA-701)] following Conference Resolution 13/97.

Statutes

Statutes

Rules of Procedure

General Rules of the Organization

Category Cat. 1
Purpose
  • to provide a forum for Members to share information and experiences in the fields of agriculture, land and water use in the Region;
  • to promote joint programmes at regional and sub-regional levels for the complementarity of resources; and
  • to assist the Organization and potential donors in identifying outstanding issues, problems and future work programmes in the Region.
Membership

Open to all Member Nations of the Organization whose territories are situated wholly or partly in the Near East Region as defined by the Organization or which are serviced by the Organization’s Regional Office for the Near East and which notify the Director-General of their desire to be considered as Members.

Number of Members 23
List of Members
  • Afghanistan
  • Bahrain
  • Cyprus
  • Egypt
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Mauritania
  • Morocco
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen
Languages Arabic and English
Document symbol ALAWUC
Frequency of Sessions Normally one session per biennium
Division Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa (FAO-RNE)
Contact information/email

Fawzi.Karajeh@fao.org

Web site

Agriculture, Land and Water Use Commission for the Near East

First Session March 2000