Common Fund For Commodities - Discover Natural Fibers 2009

Technical Paper No. 56

Discover natural fibres 2009

COMMON FUND FOR COMMODITIES

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SYMPOSIUM ON NATURAL FIBRES
Rome 20 October 2008

 

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Table of Contents

FOREWORD  (Download pdf 280 Kb)

OVERVIEW OF THE SYMPOSIUM  (Download pdf 265 Kb - English, French, Spanish and Chinese)

IS THERE A PLACE FOR NATURAL FIBRES IN THE EMERGING (Download pdf 47 Kb)
BIOECONOMY?

ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF NATURAL FIBRE PRODUCTION AND USE  (Download pdf 174 Kb)

JUTE IN SOUTH ASIA  (Download pdf 94 Kb)

COTTON IN WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA:ROLE IN THE REGIONAL (Download pdf 199 Kb)
ECONOMY & LIVELIHOODS AND POTENTIAL TO ADD VALUE  

SISAL: SMALL FARMERS AND PLANTATION WORKERS (Download pdf 144 Kb)

WOOL AND OTHER ANIMAL FIBERS IN SOUTH AMERICA  (Download pdf 458 Kb)

NATURAL FIBRES IN CHINA (Download pdf 186 Kb)

COIR FIBRE IN ASIA  (Download pdf 832 Kb)

INDUSTRIAL FIBRES: RECENT AND CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS (Download pdf 147 Kb)

AUSTRALIAN MERINO WOOL  (Download pdf 491 Kb)

COTTON INCORPORATED: NEW INNOVATIONS FOR COTTON PRODUCTS  (Download pdf 47 Kb)

ANNEX I: Programme  (Download pdf 44 Kb)

ANNEX II: List of participants  (Download pdf 95 Kb)