Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Nigeria to revive Bauchi cotton ginnery
Nigeria to revive Bauchi cotton ginnery
19
Apr '12
The government of Bauchi state in Nigeria is set to revive cotton ginnery in the state to back the Federal Government's efforts to revitalize the troubled textile industries of the country.

During a visit to cotton farmers in Kirfi area, Dr. Dauda Abdullahi, Permanent Secretary in the state Ministry of Agriculture said the state government has constituted a cotton revival committee to encourage people to extensively engage in cotton production.

This would raise domestic cotton production and is also expected to solve the raw material scarcity being faced by the state ginneries, he added.

In 1951, the British Cotton Growing Association established a cotton ginnery in Bauchi. But, farmers in the state fell short of producing sufficient cotton to keep it running, Mr. Abdullahi said.

Post-revival, the ginnery would function under the public-private partnership agreement and assistance would also be sought from eminent cotton marketing and processing experts to raise the viability of cotton and to make it of international standard, he added.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

GST to positively impact retail value chain: CBRE

The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in India...

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

MEGlobal to build first ever US MEG plant

Monoethylene glycol (MEG) producer MEGlobal plans to construct a new...

Courtesy: Ulster Carpet

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

Ulster Carpets acquires Griffith Textile Machines

Northern Ireland based manufacturer of carpets, Ulster Carpets said...

Interviews View All

Evelyne Cholet
UCMTF

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search