Future Fibres Initiative
Established in December 2010 with support from the German Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, the Future Fibres Initiative sets out to give much needed support to sisal and other hard fibres.
Projects on oilcrops
The Intergovernmental Group on Oilseeds, Oils and Fats (IGGOOF) was designated by the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) as International Commodity Body (ICB) responsible for the formulation, appraisal and supervision of projects on oilseeds, oils and meals.
World Banana Forum
The World Banana Forum provides a space where different stakeholders (farmer organizations, worker unions, retailers, governments, research institutions and civil society organizations) discuss the various problems facing the banana sector and jointly seek solutions through collaboration.
Articulating and mainstreaming agricultural trade policy and support measures
The FAO project, Articulating and mainstreaming agricultural trade policy and support measures, was implemented during 2008-2010. With a view to maximize the contribution of trade to national development, a process has been underway in many developing countries to mainstream trade and other policies into national development strategy such as the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP).