Technical Tour Descriptions

Date Posted: 19 Jul, 2013
From the Secretariat                                                                                  For Release July 19, 2013
Cartagena, Colombia
September 29-October 4, 2013
Emergent Challenges Facing the Cotton Value Chain
Two technical tours will be offered by the cotton industry of Colombia following the 72nd Plenary Meeting in Cartagena. Both tours will depart Cartagena on Friday afternoon, October 4.
One tour will consist of a visit to an agricultural cooperative near the city of Aguachica. This tour will return to Cartagena on Saturday evening October 5.
The second tour will consist of a visit to a different cotton growing area in the interior of Colombia, and this tour will conclude in Bogota Sunday morning October 6.
The cost of participation in each tour is $200, including transportation and lodging. Registration must be completed by August 16.
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