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EU project imparts cotton selection training in Pakistan
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Jun '12
Sustainable Cotton Production for Pakistan's Ginning SMEs (SPRING), the European Union project implemented in Pakistan by World Wide Fund for Nature, Pakistan (WWF-P), conducted a four-week long Cotton Selector Training Course in Sukkur.

The SPRING project was launched by the EU, under its regional initiative for Asia – Switch Asia, on March 30, 2012 in Sukkur, Bahawalpur and Rahimyar Khan regions of Pakistan.

The training programme was organized by WWF-P Sukkur, in collaboration with Pakistan Cotton Standard Institute (PCSI), for Switch Asia – SPRING ginners.

The one-month long training was held last month under capacity building workshop on cotton selection and grading for ginners at Switch Asia – SPRING project office in Sukkur.

Eighteen of the 33 candidates who successfully completed the training were sponsored by Switch Asia – SPRING Sukkur.

The candidates learnt selection and grading of seed cotton as well as lint cotton during their training.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

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