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Cotton made in Africa Stakeholder Conference 2022 – Tackling Global Challenges through Innovations
The Aid by Trade Foundation invites you to join the Cotton made in Africa Stakeholder Conference 2022 – Tackling Global Challenges through Innovations
Overview of Topics:
26 September 2022 – CmiA in the Field
Global Sustainability Challenges for Cotton Production and Their Implications for Africa
Keynote speech followed by a panel discussion
Regenerative Agriculture, Carbon and Climate – Game Changers or Just New Buzz Words?
Input presentation followed by a fishbowl discussion
Walk the Talk: How can we Support Farmers for a System Change?
Presentations on innovations suitable for a smallholder context
Learning Carousel: Innovative Approaches From and For Sustainable African Cotton Cultivation
27 September 2022 – CmiA in the Market
Spotlight on Innovations for Cotton, Africa, and Global Supply Chains
Inspirational keynote presentations
The Future of Cotton in a Changing Climate
Panel discussion on the prospects of cotton in the context of the emissions reduction targets of brands and retailers
Breakout 1: The Golden Goal, Transparency
Breakout 2: How to tell your Story without Greenwashing
Innovations from Field to Market
Panel discussion on resource efficiency, circularity, and the role of African cotton
28 September 2022 – CmiA Field Trip
For CmiA Partners only
Full Day – Visiting Hof Hartmann near Lüneburg: A farm in love with biodiversity
Flowering strips, beetle banks, forests for chickens, and more: How to integrate biodiversity protection into daily business on a farm.
Open to all interested persons
10:00-11:00 – Visiting the cotton test laboratory at the Bremen Cotton Exchange
Gain an insight into the cotton testing laboratory of Faserinstitut Bremen e.V. at the Bremen Cotton Exchange