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West Africa gets first organic cotton ginning plant 5 Feb 2020

West and Central Africa have their first organic cotton ginning plant, a move designed to boost the regions’ textile industries.

Burkina Faso cotton sector gets $118m financial boost 21 Dec 2017

Burkina Faso's cotton industry has received another boost thanks to EUR107m (US$127m) in financing that will be used to support the purchase of seed cotton from farmers and cooperatives. 

BURKINA FASO: US$90m grant to help cotton exports 28 Jun 2012

Burkina Faso's cotton sector is to be one of the main beneficiaries of a US$90m grant from The World Bank's International Development Association (IDA), which is intended to help boost exports.

BURKINA FASO: Limited Brands, Fairtrade challenge child labour claims 18 Jan 2012

US retailer Limited Brands and certification body Fairtrade International have challenged a series of allegations that claim child labour is used on farms in Burkina Faso that grow Fairtrade organic cotton used in Victoria's Secret garments.