Intergovernmental Group on Bananas

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History

1965, by the Committee on Commodity Problems of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (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 Intergovernmental Group on Bananas and on Tropical Fruits.

Aims

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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Activities

Carries out continued analysis in the assessment of supply and demand conditions, price and cost developments and outlook. Supervises 'Banana Improvement Programme'.

Structure

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Languages

English, French, Spanish.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 24 countries
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Subjects *

  • Plant Life
    • Plants Yielding Fruits
  • Amenities
    • Consumption
  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Distribution
  • Commerce
    • Trade
    • Market
    • Purchasing, Supplying
  • Industry
    • Production
  • Government
    • Intergovernmental
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • FAO Bodies
  • Economics
    • Economic

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

E3074

Last News Received

20. Jan 1999
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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