International Jute Study Group (IJSG)

Groupe d'étude international de jute

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History

27 Apr 2002, Geneva (Switzerland), under 'Agreement Establishing the Terms of Reference of the International Jute Study Group (2001)' and under the aegis of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), following liquidation of International Jute Organization (IJO). For the purpose of these Terms of Reference: (a) Jute means raw jute, kenaf and other allied fibres, including Urena Lobata, Abutilon Avicennae and Cephalonema Polyandrum; (b) Jute product means a product made wholly or almost wholly of jute, or products whose substantial component by weight is jute.

Aims

Administer the provisions of the Agreement; provide an effective framework for cooperation and consultation between jute exporting and importing countries for the development of the jute economy; improve structural conditions in the jute market; increase the competitiveness and quality of jute and jute products, upholding jute's positive environmental aspects.

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Activities

Following expiry of International Agreement on Jute and Jute Products, 1989, works on successor. Research and developemnt; knowledge management/information dissemination; events/meetings.

Structure

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 8 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 30 countries
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Subjects *

  • Plant Life
    • Plants Yielding Fibres
  • Research, Standards
    • Study
  • Environment
    • Environment

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E4444

Last News Received

2010
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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