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Senegal: Cotton and Products Annual

Post forecast marketing year (MY) 2022/23 (August to July) area for Mali, Senegal, and Burkina Faso to increase six percent to 1.41 million hectares (Mha) compared to the previous year. However, this growth will depend on the level of government support through the farm gate and input prices which have not yet been announced.
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Cote d'Ivoire: Cotton and Products Annual

Post forecasts market year (MY) 2022/23 cotton fiber production at 990,000 bales (480 lb.) The MY 2021/22 estimate for exports is unchanged at 1.1 million bales. MY 2022/23 export projection is 1 million bales, assuming the entire national production is exported. Annual consumption is stable at 20,000 bales.
The Ethiopian Sugar Corporation (ESC) and the Ethiopian Industrial Input Development Enterprise (EIIDE) have separately issued international competitive tenders to purchase 200,000 metric tons (MT) of white cane sugar and 10,000 MT of lint cotton, respectively.
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Senegal: Cotton and Products Update

The harvested cotton area for Mali, Senegal, and Burkina Faso for marketing year (MY) 2021/22 (August to July) is forecast to increase 81 percent to 1.33 million hectares from the previous year. The increase follows a 12 percent lift in gate prices...
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Senegal: Cotton and Products Update

Harvested cotton area for marketing year (MY) 2021/22 (August to July) in Mali, Senegal, and Burkina Faso is forecasted to increase 93 percent to 1.43 million hectares from the previous year.
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Senegal: Cotton and Products Update

This update provides an overview of the cotton sector in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Senegal. Marketing year 2020/21 (August to July) harvested area and production for Mali, Senegal, and Burkina Faso...
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Senegal: Cotton and Products Update

Marketing year (MY) 2020/21 (August to July) harvested area for Mali, Senegal, and Burkina Faso is forecast to decrease 45 percent from the previous year to 738,000 hectares (HA) primarily due to...
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Cote d'Ivoire: Cotton and Products Annual

Post forecasts market year (MY) 2020/21 cotton fiber production at a record for a third consecutive year, at 1.0 million bales (480 lb.).
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Senegal: Cotton and Products Annual

Marketing year (MY) 2020/21 (August to July) area for Mali, Burkina Faso, and Senegal is forecast to increase three percent to 1.37 million hectares (HA) compared to the previous year...
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Kenya: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The first planting of Bt. Cotton for commercialization in Kenya is planned for the start of the long rains season, which is expected in March or April 2020.
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South Africa: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

South Africa has a robust and experienced regulatory system for genetically engineered (GE) products which started with the publication of its “GMO” act in 1997.
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Ethiopia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Ethiopian farmers and researchers have tried to address food security shortfalls and plant health issues through conventional breeding without success.