International Cotton Conference: From Farm to Fashion

Start: Monday, August 03, 2015 09:00
End: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 17:00
Venue: Hilton Hotel, Izmir, Turkey
Country: Turkey
Description: Lok Sanjh Foundation (LSF), a national organization working with 35,000 cotton producers in Pakistan, is organizing an International Cotton Conference “From Farm to Fashion” at Hilton Hotel, Izmir, Turkey on August 3-5, 2015 in collaboration with Rural Business Development Centre (RBDC) and Oxfam-Novib.

In the conference, farmers, scientists, policy makers, key agricultural researchers and education institutions, NGOs, ginners, spinners and international garment companies of cotton producing and major consuming countries will be participating to discuss the issues and devise sustainable cotton production, supply chain and trade policies.

The following are three main themes of the conference:

- Cotton Production Technologies

- Cotton Supply Chain and Trade

- Issues and Future Trends in Cotton Garments


Current discussion

  • 'Deconstructing Indian cotton: weather, yields, and suicides' - an interesting research study/article

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"Strategies to maximize the productivity of small scale organic cotton production".

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