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Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region (CRC-EMPRES)

  • Organization type:Regional Intergovernmental Organization

General contact information

  • URL: http://www.crc-empres.org/
  • Address: P.O. Box 2223
  • City: Dokki-Cairo
  • Country: Egypt
  • Telephone: +20 233316000
  • Fax: +20 237616804
  • Email: Munir.Butrous@fao.org

Mission & Disaster Reduction Profile

The Desert Locust component of EMPRES was initiated in mid 1994. Its purpose was to strengthen the locust management capacity of locust-affected countries with the aim of minimizing the risk that Desert Locust plagues will develop. The commission groups 17 countries which collaborate in the development of improved preventive control strategies.
 


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