Brazilian Cotton Program Manager Unveils Sustainability Protocol

Guidelines of the Brazilian Cotton Program Manager (ABR) for the sustainability protocol for the 2013-2014 harvest season of the country have been unveiled, reports fibre2fashion.

According to the protocol, every ABR certified cotton cultivating farm in Brazil can now receive, by choice, the licensing for commercialization of the crop under Better Cotton Initiative (BCI).

Another advantage to cotton growers under ABR is the facilitated access to new niche markets, and producers participating in the ABR program and licensing BCI would also receive other benefits in the long, medium as well as short term, he added.

Read the full story: Brazil’s ABRAPA unveils sustainability protocols in cotton

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