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Cotton made in Africa Stakeholder Conference 2022 – Tackling Global Challenges through Innovations

September 26 - September 28

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 Sessions 

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.

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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

Start:
September 26
End:
September 28
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Website:
https://eveeno.com/cmiastakecon2022
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