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A.C.A Congress to be held in March at Khartoum, Sudan
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Feb '11
The Ninth Edition of the African Cotton Association - A.C.A Congress will be celebrated in Khartoum, Sudan, from Thursday, 10 to Saturday 12 March, 2011.

The Key Theme of the Event is entitled: The Future of African Cotton in the face of World Market Price Fluctuations.

The tentative programme stands as follows:

Thursday, 10 March, 2011: Opening of the Congress and Seminar dealing with several topics of current relevance to the cotton segment, to be specified in due course.

Friday, 11 March, 2011:

1. Morning:

Ordinary General Assembly:
• Consideration and Adoption of 2010 Technical Reports and 2011 Programme;
• Consideration and Adoption of the 2010 Financial Report and 2011 Budget;

2. Afternoon: As from 07.30 pm: Gala Dinner (Modest and traditional dresses recommended).

Saturday, 12 March, 2011: Tourist Outings (Optional)

Registration of participants has already started. A high turn-up of Africa's cotton operators and stakeholders, trading partners from other parts of the world, (including transporters, bankers, services providers, cotton associations, and vegetable oil companies) as well as regional and international organisation, would be highly appreciated.

The African Cotton Association (ACA) was created in Cotonou, Benin, on the 19th september 2002in order to assist and protect the African cotton industries and its farmers. The ACA also aims to facilitate the experience sharing between African cotton companies on agronomical, industrial and commercial issues Each year, the ACA organizes along its annual corporate dinner, a technical seminar that enables all the professionals of the cotton supply chain (producers, traders, industrials) to meet and share valuable experiences.

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