Cotton production declines in Zambia

The cotton industry is facing low cotton yields, which average between 450-650 kilograms per hectare depending on the climatic condition. Low yields and unattractive returns to labor in particular resulting from poor management practices had in recent times impacted the cotton industry. Farmers are less resilient to lower prices offered by the ginners resulting from the declining international market prices and currency exchange rate fluctuations. Read this story here.

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