Project Title:    Production and Utilization of cotton and other fibre fore for manufacturing of Textile .

The Council, in collaboration with the Institute of Agricultural Research (IAR), Zaria presented about 5.82 tonnes of improved cotton seeds (SAMCOT 7’ 8’ 9’ 10’ 11’ & 12’) to cotton farmers under the umbrella of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) on Thursday 2ndJuly, 2015 at AREWA House, Kaduna. The presentation was well attended by about 150 farmers drawn from North Central, North West, North East and South West States of the country where cotton is mostly cultivated.

PRESIDENTIAL COMMITTEE ON REVIVAL OF THE COTTON, TEXTILE AND GARMENT SUB-SECTOR IN NIGERIA.
The Council was invited and actively participated in the Committee whose report has since been submitted to the President. Roles of key stakeholders were proposed including RMRDC. Further directive and action plan is being awaited from the Presidency.