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International workshop on Jute Geotextiles to be held in Kolkata
06
Feb '08
An international workshop on Jute Geotextiles–Technical Potential and Commercial Prospects will be held at Hotel Hyatt Regency, Kolkata, India during 5-6 April 2008 jointly organised by the International Jute Study Group (IJSG) and Jute Manufactures Development Council (JMDC), Kolkata, India funded by Common Fund For Commodities (CFC), the Netherlands.

The two-day Workshop has been organised to have thorough discussions among all the stakeholders in the supply chain along with the experts of jute geotextiles especially involved in the field of soil management and rural road construction. It also aims at identifying specific obstacles in its wider applications in the producing countries as well as developed countries.

The International Jute Study Group (IJSG) is an intergovernmental body set up under the aegis of UNCTAD to function as the International Commodity Body (ICB) for Jute, Kenaf and other Allied Fibres.

The International Jute Study Group (IJSG), the legal successor to the erstwhile International Jute Organisation (IJO), was established on 27 April 2002, to administer the provisions and supervise the operations of the Agreement establishing the Terms of Reference of the International Jute Study Group, 2001.

The International Jute Study Group


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