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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.