Intergovernmental Group on Jute, Kenaf and Allied Fibres

Groupe intergouvernemental sur le jute, le kenaf et les fibres apparentees

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History

Established 1963, by the Committee on Commodity Problems of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); first session Sep 1964. Revised rules adopted at 17th Session, Dec 1981. An Intergovernmental Group (IGG) with Technical Secretariat the responsibility of FAO.

Aims

Provide a forum for consultation on and studies of the economic aspects of production, marketing, trade and consumption of jute, kenaf and allied fibres; study marketing practices and their improvement; consider causes of disequilibrium between production and consumption; develop suitable measures to deal with special difficulties which may exist or may be expected to arise.

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Activities

Monitors market developments; assesses longer term outlook; makes indicative price recommendations. Current concerns: implications of packaging legislation on jute packaging; comparative advantages of jute against synthetic bags for longer-term storage of agricultural products.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 27 countries
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Subjects *

  • Plant Life
    • Plants Yielding Fibres
  • Amenities
    • Consumption
  • Commerce
    • Trade
    • Market
  • Industry
    • Production
    • Textiles, Cordage
  • Government
    • Intergovernmental
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • FAO Bodies
  • Economics
    • Economic

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

E3046

Last News Received

2017
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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