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Mali now eligible for AGOA textile and apparel benefits 24 Jul 2020

West African country Mali has been deemed eligible for textile and apparel benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).


Mali now eligible for AGOA third-country fabric provision 5 Nov 2019

The US has designated west African country Mali as a lesser-developed beneficiary country under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).


Cotton-4 group must reposition to grow trade 31 Oct 2016

The Cotton-4 group of West African cotton-producing countries – Burkina Faso, Benin, Chad and Mali – will need to reposition themselves in the markets of emerging cotton importers like Bangladesh and Vietnam if they are to grow their trade, the WTO has said. 


MALI: Cotton farmers reduce pesticide use 27 Feb 2014

Pesticide use by cotton farmers in Mali has fallen by as much as 92% as a result of field schools training growers in alternative pest control measures, according to a new report.


MALI: Reinstated as eligible for AGOA benefits 2 Jan 2014

Mali has been reinstated as eligible for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a year after being suspended from the programme.