Economic Community of Central African States

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Economic Community of Central African States

Also called ECCAS. An organization founded to promote economic development and raise living standards among member nations in Central Africa. It was established in 1985 but was largely inactive until the late 1990s due to conflict in the region and non-payment of membership dues. See also: CEMAC.
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Representatives of the ten country members of the Economic Community of the Central African States (ECCAS) met during three days (from November 16 to 18), to deal with finding solutions relative to the agricultural economy in the subregion.
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