Managing trade policy and climate risks are critical to supporting the more than 25 million farmers who grow cotton, experts gathered here emphasized. “Cotton represents so much more than just a commodity: It is a culture, a way of life, and a tradition that finds its roots at the heart of human civilization,” said FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu at a World Cotton Day event held on Monday at the World Trade Organization’s headquarters here.
“Today’s decision could soon become one of Europe’s proudest achievements, but national governments must introduce these laws swiftly.”…
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