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Commission on Livestock Development for Latin America and the Caribbean (RLC-703)

Title Commission on Livestock Development for Latin America and the Caribbean
Code RLC-703
Sessions and documents

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Legal Framework
Article of Constitution

Article VI-1

Origin

Established by the Council at its Ninety-second Session (1987, Resolution 1/92).

Category Cat. 1
Purpose

To recommend animal production and health policies for the Members of the Commission; to plan and promote action for the improvement of animal production; to plan and promote action for the survey and control of animal diseases and recommend common standards and practices for this purpose; to plan and promote action for the transfer and adaptation of biotechnology in livestock development; to plan and promote action to establish research and educational programmes to meet the needs of the animal industry; to determine, in consultation with Members concerned, the nature and extent of assistance needed by such Members in order to implement their national livestock development programmes, as well as support regional programmes; to appraise progress reports on the implementation and development of the programme.

Membership

Open to all Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organisation in Latin America and the Caribbean. Membership shall comprise those Member Nations or Associate Members, which notify the Director-General of their desire to be considered as Members.

Number of Members 24
List of Members
  • Argentina
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Languages English and Spanish
Frequency of Sessions Normally one session per biennium
Division Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (RLC)
Contact information/email

Tito.Diaz@fao.org

Web site

Commission on Livestock Development for Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish version)

First Session September 1988