African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

The African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (known also as Algiers Convention) is a continent-wide agreement signed in 1968 in Algiers. It supersedes the Convention Relative to the Preservation of Fauna and Flora in their Natural State of 1933 and has been superseded by the African Convention on Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (revised) signed in Maputo in 2003.

Convention on Conservation [1]
African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
ContextNature conservation
SignedSeptember 15, 1968 (1968-09-15)
LocationAlgiers
EffectiveJune 16, 1969 (1969-06-16)
Signatories
Ratifiers
30 Countries
  • Algeria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Gabon
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mozambique
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Zambia

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ReferencesEdit

African Union (2010-03-02), List of Countries which have Signed, Ratified/Adhered (PDF), archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-02