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Cotton Growers Expects Better Prices

Cotton Growers Expects Better Prices

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▪️The Cotton Council of Malawi and the Cotton Farmers Association of Malawi say they expect better prices this year following the signing of minimum price agreements with cotton ginners. Cotton Council of Malawi executive director Cosmas Luwanda said as a regulator, they facilitated the signing of the contracts to strike a win-win opportunity between farmers and ginners. He said: “The arrangement was that farmers needed to work in groups and agree with ginners on provision of inputs and striking agreements on the minimum price offers. Cotton is processed in a number of ways including crushing, ginning, spinning, weaving and garment manufacturing“As we are about to commence the marketing season, our role now is to enforce the contracts. We want to ensure the contractee and the con...