Intergovernmental Group on Grains

Groupe intergouvernemental sur les céréales
Grupo Intergubernamental sobre Cereales

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Founded

1957

History

Established 1957, by the Committee on Commodity Problems of B-XB0971 - FAO; first session May 1957. Revised rules adopted at 21st Session. An Intergovernmental Group (IGG) with Technical Secretariat the responsibility of FAO. A Sub-Committee of the Committee on Commodity Problems.

Aims

Consider matters related to all grains, other than rice, including review of national grain policies and their international effects; study production, consumption and stocks of, and trade in, grains; consider how best to deal with any special difficulties which may exist, or may be expected to arise; give special emphasis to problems relating to coarse grains, grains as animal feed and to developing countries.

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Activities

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Structure

Session every 2 years.

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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

XE3056

Last News

2010

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