Mali : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

August 15, 2008

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The cotton sector in Mali is facing major challenges to overcome, with low export prices, technical hurdles, and a poorly performing state-owned cotton ginner. Some reforms, most notably with regard to the setting of the farmgate procurement price, have already been undertaken, but more is needed to put the sector on a sound financial footing. It is vital that the production process be modernized and the ginner profoundly reformed if cotton is to play a major role in poverty reduction in rural Mali.

Series:

Country Report No. 08/286

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

August 15, 2008

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451826517/1934-7685

Stock No:

1MLIEA2008005

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

32

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