Governing and Statutory Bodies Web site
Title Intergovernmental Group on Jute, Kenaf and Allied Fibres
Code EST-712
Sessions and documents

View documents of the Intergovernmental Group on Jute, Kenaf and allied Fibres

Legal Framework

Established by the Committee on Commodity Problems (CCP) at its Thirty-sixth Session (1963).

Rules of Procedure

Revised rules were adopted at the Seventeenth Session (December 1981).

Category Cat. 1

To provide a forum for consultations on, and studies of, the economic aspects of production, marketing, trade and consumption of jute, kenaf and allied fibres; to study marketing practices and their improvement; to consider the causes of disequilibrium between production and consumption; to develop suitable measures to deal with special difficulties which may exist or may be expected to arise.

Secretary Mr Boubaker Ben-Belhassen, EST

Open to all Member Nations and Associate Members that are interested in the production or consumption of, and trade in, jute, kenaf and allied fibres. 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.

Chairperson Prof Chen Wanquan (China) (2019)
Languages English, French and Spanish
Document symbol CCP:JU
Frequency of Sessions Normally one session per biennium
Division Trade and Markets Division (EST)
Contact information/email

[email protected]

Web site

Jute and hard fibres

First Session September 1964

Subsidiary Body of the Committee on Commodity Problems.

The IGG on Jute and the IGG on Hard Fibres have been holding joint meetings since 1996.