World Cotton Day launch at WTO

World Cotton Day launch at WTO on 7 October 2019

The WTO and the Cotton Four – Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali – in collaboration with FAO, UNCTAD, ITC and ICAC (International Cotton Advisory Committee) launched World Cotton Day at WTO headquarters on 7 October 2019.

The event seeks to shed light on the linkages between trade, cotton and development, bringing together the cotton, trade and development communities.

Speakers in this video:
Roberto Azevêdo, WTO Director-General,
Shadiya Alimatou Assouman, Trade and Industry Minister – Bénin,
Harouna Kabore, Minister of Industry, Trade and Handicraft – Burkina Faso,
Moulaye Ahmed Boubacar, Minister of Agriculture – Mali,
Souleymane Diarrassouba, Trade and Industry Minister – Côte d’Ivoire

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