Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / 500 thousand acres allotted for seed cotton cultivation
500 thousand acres allotted for seed cotton cultivation
13
Jan '11
Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation of Egypt, Said Amin Abaza, revealed that he had issued directives for Agricultural Research Centre (ARC) to allot 500 thousand acres of land under seed cotton cultivation this year following the yarn crisis and the hike in cotton prices which had touched 1800 pounds and had compelled several spinning and weaving units to stop their operations.

The minister also issued a map indicating the areas which will be put under cotton cultivation and also specifying the best cotton varieties that will be cultivated in each province.

President of the Agricultural Research Centre – Dr. Ayman Farid Abu Hadid, stated that the centre will produce seed cotton in the areas which have been sanctioned by the Agriculture Minister. He further added that there is a need to plan budgets as well as formulate a new five-year plan in order to extend the necessary assistance to the ARC.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Jan 2017

Government considering 100% FDI in single brand retail

The Government of India is looking at allowing 100 per cent foreign...

Courtesy: Walmart

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Jan 2017

Walmart to create 34,000 new jobs in the US

The world’s biggest retailer and also the biggest US private sector...

Courtesy: UN Department of Public Information

Textiles | On 18th Jan 2017

World economy expanded by just 2.2% in 2016: UN

The world economy expanded by just 2.2 per cent in 2016, the slowest...

Interviews View All

Mandeep Nagi
Shades of India

Women value something that is unique and has a flavour of India

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Claudia Kersten
Global Organic Textile Standard

‘GOTS is a very efficient supply chain management tool, especially for...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer Prathyusha Garimella is known for blending...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

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

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
January 2017

January 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