ICAR-Central Institute of Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai conducted “In-country training programme on Post-harvest Management of Cotton and Value Addition to Cottonseed and Crop Residues" at Benin under Technical Assistance Programme (TAP) for development of cotton sector. It was implemented as per Second Africa-India Forum Summit (AIFS).
The objective of this programme was to strengthen the human resource from government R&D, production and extension professionals and entrepreneurs from private sectors for ginning, quality of cotton and utilization of cotton by-products as cottonseed and crop residues.
A group of 25 professionals from different organizations engaged in development of cotton sector viz., ginneries, government and private sector, policy makers, production technologists, scientists and and entrepreneurs attended the training programme
(Source: ICAR-Central Institute of Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai)