Intergovernmental Group on Meat and Dairy Products
Groupe intergouvernemental sur la viande et les produits laitiers
Grupo Intergubernamental sobre la Carne y los Productos Lacteos
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1970, by the Committee on Commodity Problems of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), as Study Group on Meat. 1st session: June 1971. Rules of procedure adopted at 1st session, revised at 10th session, 1983. An Intergovernmental Group (IGG) with Technical Secretariat the responsibility of FAO. Also referred to as Intergovernmental Group on Meat.
Provide a forum for consultation on and studies of international trade, production and and consumption of meat, with emphasis on problems involved in livestock development and meat marketing; analyse programmes related to expansion of meat production and their influence on trade; analyse short-, medium- and long-term production, consumption and market prospects for meat and meat products; exchange information on up-to-date techniques to improve productivity of the livestock sector in developing countries, while adhering to strict meat hygiene and veterinary and sanitary regulations; identify problem areas in world trade and inform competent bodies of their scope and magnitude.Available with paid subscription only.
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- Dairy Products
- Societal Problems
- Health Care
- Agriculture, Fisheries
- FAO Bodies
- Animal Husbandry
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