Cotton is one of the main cash crops in Madagascar, along with vanilla and coffee. Better Cotton is grown around Tuléar in the Atsimo-Andrefana region. The first Better Cotton harvest took place in 2016.
Who grows Better Cotton?
In the 2016-17 season, 2,106 licensed BCI Farmers in Madagascar produced 1,000 metric tonnes of Better Cotton lint on 7,000 hectares.
Who are BCI’s Implementing Partners in Madagascar?
BCI’s Implementing Partners are Conseil Coton and TianliAgri.
When is cotton grown in Madagascar?
Cotton is seeded from November and harvested from April to September.
For the most up to date information and more data from the Better Cotton harvest in Madagascar, please refer to our most recent Harvest Report.