Under the auspices of HE Minister of public business sector, Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister od Social Solidarity, Cotton Egypt association hosted the celebration of World Cotton Day in collaboration with United Nations Industry and Development Organization (UNIDO), International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) and International Cotton Researchers Association (ICRA).
The theme of celebration was ‘Cotton for Good’.
List of Speakers
Eng. Wael Olma, Chairman of Egypt Cotton Association
H. E. Hisham Tawfik, Minister of Public Business Sector
Dr. Ahmed Moustafa, Chairman of Cotton & Textile Industries Holding Company
Mr. Mohamed El-Garhy, Chairman of ALCOTEXA
Eng. Khaled Schuman, Executive director of Egypt Cotton Association
Prof. Dr. Hisham Hamoud, Director of Cotton Research Institute
Ms. Sara Berlese, Coordinator of programs -UNIDO
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Negm, Chairman of International Cotton Researchers Association-ICRA
Highlights of WCD-Egypt
The speakers mentioned the current development of Public Business sector in Cotton marketing and the development of ginning, spinning and RMG. New Brand name for Egyptian cotton products which will launch in the bigging of next year. The role of Egypt Cotton Association to protect the Egyptian cotton logo by DNA authentication and documentation to trace the Egyptian cotton from field to shelves. New Initiatives in Egyptian cotton, BCI, Organic Cotton and Colored cotton. The cooperation between the international organizations UNIDO, ICAC and ICRA for supporting the cotton worldwide and the role of cotton in the human life.