BELGIUM: International Cotton Convention Proposed
A new multilateral agreement is needed to promote sustainable cultivation and production of cotton products. And establishing this 'International Cotton Convention' should be one the priorities of the cotton industry's policy agenda. This was the view put across by Dr M.R. Scheffer, director of Noéton Knowledge Management BV, in his speech to the Annual Assembly of Eurocoton (the Committee of the Cotton and Allied Textile Industries of the EU) in Brussels earlier this week. He argued that the world is heading towards a shortage of fibre and water by 2010, and that the serious environmental impacts of cotton cultivation must be addressed in order to guarantee its pre-eminence as a global fibre.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-style gives you the widest apparel and textile market coverage.
Paid just-style members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 16 years of archives.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Leonie Barrie, editor of just-style
- Why do modern robotics elude sportswear makers?
- Mexico makers bullish on Trump's proposed tariffs
- Traditional financing is a misfit for fast fashion
- How would end of NAFTA affect US apparel industry?
- Bagir CEO says suit-maker is back on track
- US Q3 in brief - G-III Apparel, Express
- Bagir exports first trousers for H&M from Ethiopia
- Fruit of the Loom CEO Medlin dies suddenly
- Throwaway fast fashion model needs re-think
- Crystal expands empowerment project to male staff
- Outdoor performance apparel 2016: A broader perspective
- Global market review of lingerie – forecasts to 2022
- Global apparel markets: product developments and innovations, October 2016
- Footwear Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide_2016
- REPORT BUNDLE: Africa-Med, Southeast Asia and Central America strategic sourcing pack