Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Ivory Coast launches project to support cotton sector
Ivory Coast launches project to support cotton sector
27
Jun '14
Mr. Mamadou Sangafowa
Mr. Mamadou Sangafowa
Mamadou Coulibaly Sangafowa, Ivory Coast’s Minister of Agriculture launched a project to support cotton sector (SCP) in the country at a ceremony in Korhogo, located in the north-central region of Ivory Coast, last week, according to an official press release from the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of Ivory Coast (also called Côte d’Ivoire).
 
The project aims at improving productivity and market access, as well as supporting cooperative organizations in Poro, GBEKE, Gontougo, and Bagoue of Hambol regions.
 
Ultimately, the project’s objective is to develop financing mechanisms to facilitate farmers’ access to technologies and more efficient extension services, and the use of animal traction for cotton with 20,000 oxen, said Minister Mamadou Sangafowa.
 
The Minister specified that the SCP also includes the establishment of a program of rehabilitation and maintenance of roads in the cotton and cashew producing regions.
 
Overall, the SCP would help consolidate the recovery of the cotton industry in Ivory Coast, where production is likely to increase to 440,000 tons from last year’s output of 300,000 tons.
 
The SCP is a variation of the National Agricultural Investment Program (NAIP). It follows funding agreements signed between the Ivorian Government and World Bank on the one hand, and convention resource allocation under the C2D between the Ivorian authorities and the French Development Agency (AFD) on the other.
 
Besides cotton, the project targets cocoa, rubber, palm oil, and cashew—the sectors that have been identified as potential sources of national growth in general, and in particular of agricultural GDP.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Uzbekistan wants joint ventures with Hungarian textile firms

Textiles | On 20th Feb 2018

Uzbekistan wants joint ventures with Hungarian textile firms

Uzbekistan has offered Hungary to create joint ventures in the two...

Vietnam’s textile & garment exports up 10.68% in 2017

Textiles | On 20th Feb 2018

Vietnam’s textile & garment exports up 10.68% in 2017

Vietnam came very close to achieving its 2017 textile and garment...

Courtesy: Urban Outfitters

Apparel/Garments | On 20th Feb 2018

Urban Outfitters Q4 FY18 sales climb 5.7%

The net sales of Urban Outfitters, Inc., a leading lifestyle products ...

Interviews View All

Poojaa Kumar Deepak
Zeven

Zeven's performance sports apparel is designed for the Indian body type,...

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Nitin Bhatia
Trend Arrest

Setting up a brand for online selling is easy, but running the brand is not

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Suresh P Bagrecha

Komal Texfab, founded in 1981, is into manufacturing of knitted fabrics,...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

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

February 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
70.6%
No
12.7%
Skip
16.7%

Total Votes: 102

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.7%
No
29.4%
Skip
6.9%

Total Votes: 102

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
88.2%
No
8.8%
Skip
2.9%

Total Votes: 102

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
83.3%
No
7.8%
Skip
8.8%

Total Votes: 102


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search