Intergovernmental Group on Grains

Groupe intergouvernemental sur les céréales
Grupo Intergubernamental sobre Cereales

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History

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.

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

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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Subjects *

  • Plant Life
    • Cereals
  • Amenities
    • Consumption
  • Commerce
    • Trade
  • Industry
    • Production
  • Government
    • Intergovernmental
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • FAO Bodies
    • Animal Feedstuffs

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

E3056

Last News Received

28. Nov 2013
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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