Presentation on theme: "Discover Natural Fibres Initiative Where we are coming from – where we are going FAO Budapest Henrik Kuffner April 13, 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Discover Natural Fibres Initiative Where we are coming from – where we are going FAO Budapest Henrik Kuffner April 13, 2011
Slide 2 DNFI was founded under the patronage of the UN and FAO Rome The Year of Discover Natural Fibres 2009 was the starting point. Start: 2009
Slide 3 After the Year of Natural Fibres was over the 15 natural fibres decided to continue as the Discover Natural Fibre Initiative Spinn off
Slide 4 Promote greener and more efficient agricultural techniques for growing natural fibres Improve life of the poor who are involved in natural fibres Replace synthetic fibres Objectives
Slide 5 A total of 15 fibres are part of the DNFI network, which can be split into Plant Fibres Animal Fibres Members of the DNFI Sisal Ramie Jute Hemp Flax Coir Cotton Abaca Wool Silk Mohair Cashmere Angora Camel Hair Alpaca Wool
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