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FISHERY COMMITTEE FOR THE EASTERN CENTRAL ATLANTIC (CECAF)

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French Equivalent: Comité des pêches pour l’Atlantique Centre-Est (COPACE)

Definition:
The Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF) is an inter-governmental organisation established in 1967 under the auspices of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). Its main functions are to promote the rational use of fisheries resources, to assist in establishing a basis for regulatory measures and to encourage training. Its area of competence is the eastern central Atlantic between Cape Spartel and the Congo River.

Source Publication:
Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Glossary, February 1998.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics - Agricultural policy indicators

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, April 16, 2002