Record organic cotton crop in Tanzania
African organic cotton project bioRe Tanzania says it forecasts a bumper harvest for the 2012/2013 cropping season with an estimated 10,000 tonnes of cottonseed expected to be produced.
Unseasonal wet weather in Tanzania, with rain falling through the normally dry period from mid-March until mid-May, together with an increase in the number of farmers, has boosted the organic cotton yields at bioRe Tanzania by around 50%.
Source: EcoTextile News (Tuesday, September 25, 2012)
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Submitted by Andrea Bischof