PLEASE NOTE: This site uses cookies and similar technologies.

If you do not change your browser settings you are agreeing to their use.

Ecotexile News
Ecotexile News
Ecotexile News
Ecotexile News
Social Media
Home Twitter Facebook Linked In RSS Feed
Published on Friday, 28 February 2014

Study: training trumps pesticides

Written by Brett Mathews

Cotton budROME - A new report has shown how the use of farmer field schools (FFS) to train farmers in the use of alternatives to hazardous insecticides helped slash pesticide usage by 92 per cent in Southern Mali. The Food and Agriculture Organisation study compared two Southern African cotton growing regions, Bla and Bougouni, over an eight-year period.


Job of the Week

Brand and Retail Sustainability Advisor
DyStar, Frankfurt, Germany

DyStar is seeking an effective communicator with experience of HSE issues in the textile dyeing and finishing sector. The position involves liaising with leading brands & retailers and representing DyStar's expertise externally to stakeholders such as the ZDHC, SAC and end-users.

Need to advertise a job? Email: to promote your listing through Careers in Textiles.

Reference Tools