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Cotton production to receive boost

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Mar '10
In order to give a boost to the cotton output in Kenya, the Cotton Development Authority (CODA) is going all out to promote cultivation in Coast Province. Towards that, CODA will distribute free cotton seeds in the region.

In the process, the authority also intends to increase cotton cultivation from 6,716 to 11,001 hectares. Production in the country has dipped to 13,920 tons against a demand of 13,920 tons from the textile mills in the country.

The government has recently increased prices of cotton to Sh26 per kg and intends to raise the same to Sh30 per kg in the near future in order to boost cotton production in the country.

The reasons for the fall in output are not far to seek, among which are erratic rains, competition from synthetic fibres, along with inefficient ginning technology and low priced seed cotton from neighbouring countries.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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