TitleFight against the locust and grasshopper infestation in Africa.
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Urges donors to increase financial and technical assistance for current and future programmes of locust and grasshopper control; calls upon the international community to support fully the locust and grasshopper control activities undertaken by African countries; supports the efforts of the Maghreb countries within the framework of their joint programme of coordination to fight against locust and grasshopper infestation, and invites those countries willing to participate in the eradication of that scourge to contribute resources to the common fund established for that purpose by the Governments of Algeria, the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia; invites the Director-General of FAO to undertake an assessment of the prevailing techniques used in the fight against locust and grasshopper infestation, with a view to identifying and applying more effective and environmentally sound methods, and to strengthen that organization's capabilities with regard to the overall coordination of the Emergency Centre for Locust Operations.
Adopted at the 12th plenary meeting, 24 May 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1988, 3-27 May 1988. - E/1988/INF/5. - 27 June 1988. - p. 11-12. - Issued in ESCOR, 1988, Suppl. no. 1.