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Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) funded Project
   
  Title: Development and Application of Potentially Important Jute Geotextiles (CFC/IJSG/21)
     
  Total Cost: USD  3,962,826
     
  Fund : CFC Grant: USD 2,045,000
     
  PEA: National Jute Board (NJB), India
     
  Duration: During 2010-2014
     
  Participating Countries:

Bangladesh

Jute Diversification Promotion Centre (JDPC) &

 

India

National Jute Board (NJB), India                                      

Number of Facilitating Agencies in Bangladesh & India

     
  Summery of findings and outcome
  • To lead to the commercial acceptability of potentially important jute geotextiles (JGT) suitable for use in two identified end-uses namely soil erosion control and rural road construction in the context of conditions prevalent in Bangladesh and India. The results to be extrapolated to conditions in other (potential market) countries of the world.

  • To develop material specifications, field application / installation protocols and design methodologies for these applications in compliance with requirements and standards set by public and private sector users

     
 

Application/

Commercialization/ Current Status:

The project was formally launched at Delhi on 12 Nov.09 by the Minister of Textiles, Govt. of India. The Fund’s Managing Director, Secretary, MOT other senior officials of the GOI; Secretary General & officials of IJSG; and all project partners and facilitating agencies were present.

The project activities are being implemented as per approved work plan and activity schedule in Bangladesh and India.

     
   

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