The Latin American Association for Cotton Research and Development (ALIDA) will hold its 13th
Meeting in Cartagena, Colombia on October 3, 2013. The meeting will continue all day parallel to other sessions of the 72nd
ICAC Plenary Meeting. Spanish-English-Spanish translation will be available, and the meeting is open to all who wish to participate. A number of speakers from Latin American countries and the USA have been invited to present papers.
ALIDA was establish over 25 years ago with a mandate to facilitate communication among cotton researchers in Latin America. The meeting this year is being held during the ICAC Plenary Meeting. Consequently, the issues discussed will not be limited to Latin America alone but will address cotton production research in general. For additional information or to present your research results appropriate for wide adaptability, contact Dr. Jorge Cadena, Coordinator of the meeting at firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Secretariat of the Committee publishes information related to world cotton production, supply, demand and prices, and provides technical information on cotton production technology. Detailed statistics are found bimonthly in COTTON: Review of the World Situation, $190 per year via email, $230 per year in hard copy. A monthly outlook is available by email for $300 per year. Access to the latest weekly estimates of world cotton supply and use by the Secretariat is available on the Internet for $460 per year. Access Secretariat reports at http://www.icac.org.