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Competition and Coordination in Cotton Market Systems in Southern and Eastern Africa
Cross-Country Workshop
Protea Safari Lodge, Lusaka; 1st-2nd February 2005

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Competition and Coordination in Cotton Market Systems in Southern and Eastern Africa Project. Imperial College, UK.

Tuesday February 1st

Chair Jonathan Kydd

09.00 Introductions and Objectives (CP)

09.30 Official opening by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Hon. Maybin Mubanga

10.00 Comparing Performance Across the Four Sectors (CP/MNL)

10.30 Tea / Coffee

Chair Dave Tschirley

11.00 Competition and Coordination in the Zambian Cotton Sector (BZ)

11.30 Discussion

12.00 Competition and Coordination in the Zimbabwean Cotton Sector (BM)

12.30 Discussion

13.00 Lunch

Chair to be confirmed

14.00 Competition and Coordination in the Mozambican Cotton Sector (DT)

14.30 Discussion

15.00 Tea / Coffee

15.30 Competition and Coordination in the Tanzanian Cotton Sector (CP)

16.00 Discussion

16.30 Themes Emerging from Day 1 (CP)

17.00 Close

Wednesday February 2nd

Chair to be confirmed

09.00 Lessons from Cross-Country Analysis (Synthesis Paper) (CP/MNL)

09.30 Discussion

10.00 Themed Group Discussions (to be identified at end of day 1, but possibilities include: appropriate regulation for cotton sectors, raising cotton quality, strengthening cotton research, input supply and credit)

11.00 Tea / Coffee

11.30 Themed Group Discussions (continued)

12.30 Lunch

Chair Ballard Zulu

13.30 Group Feedback

14.30 Tea / Coffee

15.00 Final Plenary Discussion

16.00 Close