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February 18, 2020
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.
February 11, 2020
This monthly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in cotton.
February 11, 2020
Monthly report on crop acreage, yield and production in major countries worldwide. Sources include reporting from FAS’s worldwide offices, official statistics of foreign governments....
February 11, 2020
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.
February 11, 2020
Ethiopian farmers and researchers have tried to address food security shortfalls and plant health issues through conventional breeding without success.
December 5, 2019
As initially forecasted in April 2015, C3+2 countries produced 3.5 million bales (1.8 million tons) of seed cotton in MY2014/15 (Aug/July).
September 11, 2019
MY 2019/20 (August to July) area for Senegal, Burkina Faso and Mali is forecast at 1.4 million hectares (HA), a 1.5 percent increase from the previous year primarily due to higher area in Mali....
June 6, 2019
Cotton production for MY2019/20 is forecast at 262,000 bales (57,000 metric tons), 8 percent higher than the previous year.
May 1, 2019
Post forecasts market year (MY) 2019/20 cotton fiber production at a record 925,000 bales (480 lb.).
April 18, 2019
MY 2019/20 (August to July) area for Senegal, Burkina Faso and Mali is forecast at 1.56 million hectares (HA), a 12 percent increase from the previous year on the expectation that strong....
April 16, 2019
In MY 2019/20, cotton area harvested is forecast to drop by almost 31 percent to 97,000 ha, from 141,000 ha in MY 2018/19.
April 5, 2019
MY 2019/20 (August to July) area for Senegal, Burkina Faso and Mali is forecast at 1.56 million hectares (HA), a 12 percent increase from the previous year on the expectation....
March 7, 2019
Bt. cotton will likely be the first commercially approved genetically engineered (GE) crop for cultivation in Kenya.
February 28, 2019
In 2018, the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) authorized cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) cotton by granting official approvals for environmental release.
February 14, 2019
The production area of genetically engineered (GE) corn, soybean and cotton in South Africa is estimated at around 2.7 million hectares.
October 15, 2018
Post forecasts MY 2018/19 (August to July) area for Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali and Senegal at 1.71 million hectares (HA), a 0.9 percent increase from the previous year due mainly to reported....
September 5, 2018
Post forecasts MY 2018/19 (August to July) area for Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali and Senegal at 1.71 million hectares (HA), a 0.9 percent increase from the previous year....
June 18, 2018
In May, the Ethiopian Ministry of Environment approved Bt cotton – the country’s first biotech crop – for cultivation.
April 19, 2018
Post projects MY 2018/19 cotton fiber production to rise to 725,000 bales (480 lb.) based on steady yield increases and the anticipation of continued government price supports for growers.
April 11, 2018
MY 2018/19 (August to July) total area for Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, and Senegal is projected to decrease to 1.67 million hectares (HA) due to the possibility of limited credit and inputs....

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