Intergovernmental Group on Grains
Groupe intergouvernemental sur les céréales
Grupo Intergubernamental sobre Cereales
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Established 1957, by the Committee on Commodity Problems of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (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.
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.Available with paid subscription only.
Reviews world supply, demand and trade situation and outlook for wheat and coarse grains; analyses selected major issues of the world grain economy; assists Committee on World Food Security, including evaluation of world cereal stock situation; considering effects of trade liberalization.
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Members in 62 countries
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- Plant Life
- Agriculture, Fisheries
- FAO Bodies
- Animal Feedstuffs
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