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Title Intergovernmental Group on Rice
Code EST-703
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Origin

Established by the Committee on Commodity Problems (CCP) at its Twenty-sixth Session (1955), the Intergovernmental Group on Rice was originally called the Consultative Sub-Committee on the Economic Aspects of Rice and later the Study Group on Rice.

Rules of Procedure

Revised Rules of Procedures were adopted at the Twenty-fifth Session (April 1982).

Category Cat. 1
Purpose

To provide a forum for consultations on the economic aspects of rice, paying particular attention to any special difficulties which exist or are likely to arise in the international trade in rice.

Secretary Ms Concepcion Calpe, EST
Membership

Open to all Members and Associate Members that are substantially interested in the production, consumption of and trade in rice. Interested non-Member Nations of the Organization that are Members of the United Nations, any of its Specialized Agencies or the International Atomic Energy Agency, may be admitted to Membership by the FAO Council.

Languages English, French and Spanish
Document symbol CCP:RI
Frequency of Sessions Normally one session per biennium
Division Trade and Markets Division (EST)
Contact information/email

Rita.Ashton@fao.org

First Session November 1956
Remarks

Subsidiary Body of the Committee on Commodity Problems