Tagged with "Cotton"

  • Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund – Tajikistan

    Tajikistan is the first country in Central Asia working with the Better Cotton Initiative. It is an important region for the Fund as cotton industry supports over half the rural…

    Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund – Tajikistan
  • Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund – Pakistan

    Pakistan is the fourth largest cotton producer in the world. More than 1.5 million farmers are engaged in cotton farming in the country. It has the third-largest spinning capacity in…

    Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund – Pakistan
  • Mali

    Mali is the second largest cotton producer in Africa contributing 8 percent to the GDP, and 25 percent to the total export value. Nearly forty percent of the rural population…

    Mali
  • Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund – India

    India is the largest cotton producer in the world and accounts for 25% of the global cotton producing area. It is also the second largest textile exporter in the world…

    Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund – India
  • Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund – China

    China is one of the world’s largest producers, consumers and importers of cotton. About 24 million farmers in the country depend on cotton cultivation and as such, it remains a…

    Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund – China
  • Brazil

    As the 5th largest cotton producing country in the world, the use of modern technology, government support and new cotton producing regions – have all provided Brazil the impetus to…

    Brazil
  • Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund – Mozambique

    Cotton is a major agricultural crop in Mozambique involving 100,000 farmers in the country. However, most farmers cultivate less than one hectare of cotton and the yield is amongst the…

    Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund – Mozambique
  • Meanwhile in Amsterdam…

    The Ministry of Development Cooperation and International Trade organized a one-day conference on aid and trade. The Dutch government chairs the EU in the coming six months and aid and…

    Meanwhile in Amsterdam…
  • IDH CEO Joost Oorthuizen listed among the 100 top sustainability leaders in the Netherlands

    IDH CEO Joost Oorthuizen has been listed number 61 out of the 100 top sustainability drivers in the Netherlands on the “Sustainable 100” ranking by Trouw, a major Dutch newspaper.

    IDH CEO Joost Oorthuizen listed among the 100 top sustainability leaders in the Netherlands
  • From Smallholder to Small Business

    From Smallholder to Small Business: Private Sector Insights on Service Delivery Models that Boost Profitability and Improve Farmer Impact. This report offers a first set of insights, distilled from the…

    From Smallholder to Small Business