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4 edition of Cotton in West Africa found in the catalog.

Cotton in West Africa

the economic and social stakes

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Published by OECD in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cotton trade -- Social aspects -- Africa, West.,
  • Cotton trade -- Economic aspects -- Africa, West.,
  • Textile industry -- Africa, West.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
    SeriesThe Development dimension, Development dimension
    ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9087.A3582 C68 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16288557M
    ISBN 109264025057
    LC Control Number2007397109

    African Cotton Industries Ltd, Mombasa. P.O. Box Mombasa, Kenya. Tel (+) 41 | | Mob (+) | [email protected] Send us a message. The Cotton Exporter’s Guide is a reference book that is primarily targeted at cotton producers, ginners, exporters and traders in cotton producing developing countries, mainly, but not exclusively, in Africa. The guide provides a comprehensive view of all aspects of the cotton value chain from a market perspective, it will also help.

    Africa contributes about 8% of the global cotton production. In African continent, there are total six cotton basins among which West African basin is the most important. Sub‐Saharan Africa has a climate favorable for pest growth and this results in severe attack of pests on cotton and subsequent yield : Khizer Amanet, Emmanuel Obianuju Chiamaka, Gabriel Willie Quansah, Muhammad Mubeen, Hafiz Umar Farid. 1st leg: carried European manufactured goods (cloth & firearms) that were exchanged in Africa for slaves. 2nd leg: took enslaved Africans to Caribbean and American destinations, they were exchanged for sugar/molasses. 3rd leg: got American products, then when back to Europe. all 3 legs of the voyage were profitable.

      They have just released a special edition report on Cotton with the objective to give an overview of the cotton sectors in West and Central Africa based on the analysis of the main stakeholders. Africa’s cotton sector provides income for millions of people who live in rural areas (in particular) and this industry is simply integral in. economy series West Africa: A Major Player on the International Market None of the West African countries is today playing a major role in the interna-tional cotton trade. However, considered as a regional entity, West Africa is the world’s third largest exporter (averaging nearly one million tons over the /01–File Size: 4MB.


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