The Better Cotton Initiative launches in Greece

The Improved Cotton Initiative (BCI) has introduced that Greek Agro-two Integrated Administration Expectations have been correctly benchmarked as equal to Improved Cotton Common Procedure which will encourage extra sustainable Greek cotton farming. Greece is the major cotton-producing state in Europe, with extra than 45,000 registered cotton farmers.

 

Farmers qualified less than the Agro-two requirements who elect to take part in the BCI programme will now be qualified to sell their cotton as Improved Cotton from the 2020-21 cotton season. By the stop of 2022, it is estimated that 5,000 farmers will be increasing Agro-two accredited cotton (equal to Improved Cotton), on forty,000 hectares, producing all over 185,000 bales.

 

The Agro-two Integrated Administration Expectations were created by the countrywide Hellenic Agricultural Organisation, Elgo-Demeter, a statutory human body less than the ministry of rural progress and food items. Elgo-Demeter and the Inter-Branch Organisation of Greek Cotton (DOV) – jointly Elgo-Dov – partnered

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