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Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) funded Project
  Title: Technical Specification and Market Study of  Potentially Important Jute Geotextile Products (CFC/IJO/09)
  Total Cost: USD 260,920
  Fund : CFC Grant: USD 134,720

: Silsoe College, Cranfield University, UK


September  1994 – November 1996

  Participating Countries: Bangladesh, India, China, Nepal, Thailand and Indonesia
  Summery of findings and outcome The project developed technical specifications and conducted market studies of potential applications for jute geotextiles in erosion control, agro-mulching, and rural road pavement applications. A dissemination workshop was held in Sept’96. A techno-economic manual has been published and is available from the Secretariat of the Common Fund (CFC Technical Paper No.1)


Commercialization/ Current Status:

Based on the results and outcome another project has recently been funded by CFC viz. “Development & Application of Potentially Important Jute Geotextiles” and is currently being implemented in Bangladesh & India.


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