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Thursday, February 12, 2009

2009 is the International Year of Natural Fibers!

2009 is the International Year of Natural Fibers!
The International Year of Natural Fibers was officially launched on 22 January 2009, at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome. See the webcast of the event...
* Raise awareness and stimulate demand for natural fibers;
* Promote the efficiency and sustainability of the natural fibers industries;
* Encourage appropriate policy responses from governments to
the problems faced by natural fiber industries;
* Foster an effective and enduring international partnership among the
various natural fibers industries.

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