Intergovernmental Group on Bananas
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1965, by the Committee on Commodity Problems of B-XB0971 - FAO; first session Mar-Apr 1966; 12th session 1989. Rules of procedure adopted at first session, revised at 8th session, 1982. An Intergovernmental Group (IGG) with Technical Secretariat the responsibility of FAO. From Jan 1999, replaced by E-XE4198 - Intergovernmental Group on Bananas and on Tropical Fruits.
As the main forum for in depth discussion on issues relating to the banana economy, its problems and their appropriate remedial measures: provide a forum for consultation on and study of economic aspects of production, marketing, trade and consumption of bananas, with special reference to relations between consumption and prices, income, trade barriers and distribution systems, and the possibilities of increasing world consumption; study the efficiency and social aspects of the banana industry with particular emphasis on improvement of living standards of those engaged in the industry; study economic problems of the banana industry and make recommendations for marketing high-quality bananas at prices that are fair to both producers and consumers.
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