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Joint Meeting of the 36th Session of the IGG on Hard Fibres and the 38th Session of the Intergovernmental Group on Jute, Kenaf and Allied Fibres

16 Nov 2011 - 18 Nov 2011

Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

This IGG provides forum for intergovernmental consultation and exchange on trends in production, consumption, trade and prices of jute, kenaf and allied fibres, including regular appraisal of the global market situation and short term outlook.

Action to unlock commercial fibre potential

15 Nov 2011 -

Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Multi-stakeholder consultation in conjunction with the joint meeting of the intergovernmental group on hard fibres and the Intergovernmental group on jute, kenaf and allied fibres. Keynote address: The challenges for producers and industrial users of natural fibres to contribute to greener and more equitable production systems.

Climate change in Morocco - Inception workshop

13 Sep 2011 - 14 Sep 2011

Beni Mellal, Morocco

The aim of the workshop was to take stock of current knowledge and initiatives on climate change in Morocco and within the project region of Tadla-Azilal. The two-day workshop showcased a variety of scientific, economic and policy presentations related to climate change, adaptation and their potential linkages.

Intersessional meeting of the Intergovernmental Group on Tea

18 Jul 2011 - 19 Jul 2011

Mombasa, Kenya

The meeting provided the opportunity to develop the elements of the programme of the Working Groups, based on the directives given by the IGG.

Securing food in volatile markets: How can trade policy help?

27 May 2011 -

Geneva, Switzerland

Jointly organised with ICTSD. With food prices again recently at record heights, the dialogue will be a timely opportunity for negotiators, policymakers and experts to discuss how agricultural trade policies and rules could help overcome food insecurity.