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Title African Commission on Agricultural Statistics
Code RAF-701
Sessions and documents

View documents of the African Commission on Agricultural Statistics

Legal Framework
Article of Constitution

Article VI.1

Origin

The Conference at its Eleventh Session (1961) approved the creation of the Commission and requested the Director-General to establish and adequately service a permanent regional agricultural statistical commission for Africa.

Statutes

Adopted by the Council at its 40th Session in 1963 (Resolution 4/40).

Rules of Procedure

General Rules of the Organization.

Category Cat. 1
Purpose

To review the state of food and agricultural statistics in the Region and advise Member Nations on the development and standardization of agricultural statistics within the general framework of FAO's work in statistics, and to convene study groups or other Subsidiary Bodies of national experts for this purpose.

Membership

Open to all Member Nations and Associate Members whose territories are situated wholly or partly in the Region or who are responsible for the international relations of any non-self-governing territories in the Region. Membership comprises such Nations as have notified the Director-General of their desire to be considered as Members.

Number of Members 52
List of Members
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cabo Verde
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
Languages English and French
Document symbol RAF/AFCAS
Division Regional Office for Africa (FAO-RAF)
Contact information/email

Eloi.Ouedraogo@fao.org

Web site

African Commission on Agricultural Statistics

First Session October 1962
Pattern of sessions 1962, 1964, 1966, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1981, 1984, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013