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Brazil’s 2015 Harvest Report Released

Announcements Tuesday, October 25th, 2016


Today, BCI released the 2015 Harvest Report for Brazil. This marks the fifth year of Better Cotton production in Brazil, and the second year of BCI’s Strategic Partnership with Associação Brasileiro dos Produtores de Algodão (ABRAPA). In 2015, Brazil maintained its position as the largest...

Israel’s 2015 Harvest Report Released

Announcements Monday, September 26th, 2016


Today, BCI released the 2015 Harvest Report for Israel. BCI is excited to announce the first cotton harvest in Israel in partnership with the Israel Cotton Production and Marketing Board Ltd (ICB).

The Harvest Report can be accessed through an interactive map on the BCI website and details...

200,000 Pakistani cotton farmers to benefit from global cotton industry partnership between BCI, Cotton Australia and the Australian Government.

Announcements Friday, September 9th, 2016


Approximately 200,000 cotton farmers in Pakistan will receive indispensable training in 2017. The training will address the most pressing sustainability issues in cotton farming such as pesticide and water use, and social challenges like child labour, forced labour, gender issues and...

Life as a female cotton farmer in Pakistan. WWF blog post; Better Cotton, Better Lives.

Announcements Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

WWF’s blog ‘Ecological Panda’, features BCI Farmer, Umul Baneen. Umul has been a participant in the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) from the very beginning and is now a field facilitator with the Sustainable Development Organisation (SDO), BCI’s Implementing Partner in Pakistan. Umul...

Mozambique’s 2015 Harvest Report Released

Announcements Tuesday, August 9th, 2016


Today, BCI releases the 2015 Harvest Report for Mozambique and is excited to announce that BCI Farmers achieved a 15% higher yield compared to Comparison Farmers. This is despite challenges for cotton farmers across the country caused by unpredictable weather conditions.

The Harvest Report can...

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