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

September 26, 2022 - September 28, 2022

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.


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

September 26, 2022
September 28, 2022
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