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The Global Initiative on Commodities: A Summary of Civil Society Recommendations for Sustainable Commodity Production

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This report presents the results of a global civil society organization (CSO) consultation process financed by the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) on priority areas for stimulating pro-development commodity- oriented strategies at the international level.

IISD brought together a group of approximately 40 leading CSO organizations working on commodity issues. The consultation process involved a questionnaire based on the BOP recommendations, telephone interviews, a CSO workshop, as well as an interactive electronic forum (Wiki). This document provides a summary of the recommendations emanating from the entire CSO consultation process.

2009 International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

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