Assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the cotton sector

A survey conducted by The International Cotton Advisory Committee and The World Trade Organization
The ICAC and the WTO invite you to complete the following questionnaire to get a cohesive view of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the cotton sector, and the measures taken by governments and institutions to revive and restructure the sector.

Please fill in the questions relevant to your area. If a question does not apply, you should leave it blank. In order to include your responses, please complete this survey by Monday 19 July 2021.

The questionnaire has been designed into 4 main categories:

1. Impact of COVID-19 on the cotton sector
2. Impact of COVID-19 on farmgate prices received by farmers
3. Supportive measures/policies implemented by Governments and private agencies
4. Suggested measures/policies for recovery and future preparedness

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* 1. What country are you reporting about?

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* 2. Please indicate the severity of the COVID-19 impact between January-December 2020, please select one box each

  High Moderate Low None
Extension outreach and training for farmers
Seed availability for planting
Labour/manpower available
Transportation of inputs
Pesticide availability in the market
Fertiliser availability in the market
Cotton area sown/harvested
Cotton fibre yield (Kg/Ha)
Cotton fibre production
Selling/trading Seed-cotton or Fibre
Seed-cotton storage
Seed-cotton transportation to gins
Ginning cotton
Fibre transportation to spinning mills
Cotton fibre exports
Cotton Fibre Imports
Cotton Fibre Stocks
Cotton seed processing
Spinning and weaving production
Garment production
Production of technical textiles
Jobs & employment in the cotton sector
Physical and mental health of farm workers/employees of the sector

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* 3. Please indicate the severity of the COVID-19 impact between January-December 2021, please select one box each

  High Moderate Low None
Extension outreach and training for farmers
Seed availability for planting
Labour/manpower available
Transportation of inputs
Pesticide availability in the market
Fertiliser availability in the market
Cotton area sown/harvested
Cotton fibre yield (Kg/Ha)
Cotton fibre production
Selling/trading Seed-cotton or Fibre
Seed-cotton storage
Seed-cotton transportation to gins
Ginning cotton
Fibre transportation to spinning mills
Cotton fibre exports
Cotton Fibre Imports
Cotton Fibre Stocks
Cotton seed processing
Spinning and weaving production
Garment production
Production of technical textiles
Jobs & employment in the cotton sector
Physical and mental health of farm workers/employees of the sector

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* 4. Please provide the average farmgate price that farmers received for seed cotton in your local currency for 100 kg of seed-cotton

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* 5. Please describe any COVID-19 recovery policies that were initiated/implemented and budget allocation (in local currency)

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* 6. Please suggest the best possible approaches or supportive measures that could be initiated by your government or any private agencies to enable a speedy recovery from the negative impacts of COVID-19 and to build resilience against any similar situations

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