Reports / Presentations

Statement of the 72nd Plenary Meeting (English)
Statement of the 72nd Plenary Meeting (French)
Statement of the 72nd Plenary Meeting (Spanish)
Statement of the 72nd Plenary Meeting (Arabic)
Statement of the 72nd Plenary Meeting (Russian)

Other documents and country statements

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Private Sector
Advisory Panel

Summary of Meeting

Meeting of the Round Table for Biotechnology in Cotton

Summary of Meeting
Report of the Round Table for Biotechnology in Cotton  

Karim Berrada Ph.D.,
Director, DNA Formulation

Prospects and Limitations to the Spread of Biotech Cotton Kater Hake,
Cotton Incorporated
Uzbekistan Approach for Growing Biotech Cotton Ibrokhim Abdurakhmonov (ICAC Researcher of the Year 2013)
Report Keith Menchey (Chair of the Round Table for Biotech in Cotton)

Monday, September 30, 2013

Order of the Day

Inaugural Session

  Summary of Meeting
1st Open Session Interfiber Competition: Meeting the Chalanges of Competing Fibres Summary of Meeting
  Report Kapas Bhavan
Cotton Corporation of India
  Report Alejandro Plastina and Andrei Guitchounts,

Sabri Unlütürk,
President, Aegean Textiles and Raw Materials Exporters' Associations, Turkey

1st Plenary Session Statements Summary of Meeting - A
  Statements Summary of Meeting - B
  PSAP Report Alois Schönberger (Chair of PSAP)

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Order of the Day

2nd Open Session Land Tenure and Implications for Agricultural Productivity Summary of Meeting
  Report Jose Leibovich
  Report Amb. Samuel Amehou
1st Breakout Session

Producing and Marketing Identity Cottons

Summary of Meeting (Spanish)
Summary of Meeting (English)
3rd Open  Session Cultivating a New Crop of Entrepreneurs Summary of Meeting

Carlos A. Valderrama


Michel Fok,
CIRAD, France

2nd Breakout Session

Making Cotton Trade More Efficient

Summary of Meeting


 Carlos Salazar, Diagonal

3rd Breakout Session

Extreme Weather: Facts and Policies

Summary of Meeting

Derrick Oosterhuis

  Report Kater Hake,
Cotton Incorporated
4th Open  Session Making Women Visible: Gender Issues in Cotton Summary of Meeting
Patricia Biermayr-Jenzano (Georgetown University)
  Report Aselly Mwanza (Cotton Association of Zambia)
  Report Brigitte Gaedeke (Otto Standtlander GmbH)

Luisa Fernanda Melo, Manager, Remolino, Colombia


Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Order of the Day

World Cafe

Challenges Facing Cotton

Summary of Meeting
5th Open Session

Technical Seminar: Overcoming the
Period of No-Growth in Yields

Summary of Meeting

Executive Summary

Keith Menchey

  Physiological Limitations and Solutions to Improving Yields Eduardo Barragán (Corpoica)
  Global Warming and Cotton Productivity Derrick Oosterhuis, (USA)
  Standardization of Planting Seed Nomenclature: Recommendations from the Secretariat Rafiq Chaudhry (ICAC)
  Update on International Cotton Researchers Association (ICRA) Dean Ethridge (Executive Committee ICRA)
  Preparations for the World Cotton Research Conference - 6 (WCRC-6) Luiz Renato Zapparoli (Organizing Committee WCRC-6)
  Role of Genomic Studies in Boosting Yield  Ibrokhim Abdurakhmonov (Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan)
6th Open Session
Task Force on Cotton Identity Programs
Summary of Meeting
  Report of the Task Force on Identity Cottons by the Chair Mark Messura (Chair of the Task Force on Cotton Identity Programs)
  Full Report of the Task Force on Cotton Identity Programs  

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Order of the Day

4th Breakout Session

Promotion Strategies to Effectively Meet the Challenges to Cotton Sustainability

Summary of Meeting
5th Breakout Session Regional Trade Agreements and Implications  
  Report (French) Prosper Vokouma
Steering Committee   Summary of Meeting
6th Breakout Session Textile Industry Challenges  
  Report Dr. Christian Schindler,
Director General
International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF)


Friday, October 4, 2013

Order of the Day

Closing Plenary Session              Summary of Meeting  

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