The “Egyptian cotton” is a peculiar type of cotton that is characterized by high quality, and gained a world-wide reputation for more than a century and half as being of the highest lint quality among world cottons. From the botanical point of view, it belongs to the species “Gossypium barbadense L.”, which originated in the New World. But from a commercial production point of view, it is the high quality cotton that has developed in Egypt and bears it in its name. Nowadays, Egyptian cotton is grown in various parts of the world, but mainly in the United States, where it is known as American-Egyptian or Pima, however, Egypt still one of the main producer, and the producer of the best qualities as well.
In 2019, October 7 was marked as World Cotton Day with remarkable commemoration globally. Today, October 7 2020, Egypt celebrations going to held at all levels with a variety of activities.
We wish you join us next year in occasion of World Cotton Research Conference-7 and celebration of WCD in Sharm El-Sheikh from 3rd to 7th October 2021
Dr. Ahmed Moustafa. Chairman of Cotton and Textile Industries Holding Company
Ms. Maha Zakaria-Immediate Past Chair, ICAC
Mr. Wael Olama, Chairman of Cotton Egypt Association
Dr. Mohamed Negm, Vice-Chair of ICRA
Mr. Khaled Schuman, Executive director of Cotton Egypt Association
Dr. Adel Abdelazeem, Vice President of Agricultural Research Center
Cotton Egypt Association has the pleasure of organizing the World Cotton Day event today @ Semiramis Intercontinental Cairo
Cotton Egypt Association has the pleasure of organizing the World Cotton Day event today @ Semiramis Intercontinental Cairo to celebrate the cotton we all love.
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