DDG Paugam on World Cotton Day: WTO must help cotton-producing countries tackle current crises

Speaking in the high-level segment held during World Cotton Day on 7 October at the headquarters of the UN Food and Agricultural Organization in Rome, Deputy Director-General Jean-Marie Paugam outlined the WTO’s work to help cotton producers in developing countries tackle the multiple challenges facing global trade. The WTO is working with its partners to help cotton-producing countries overcome the current crises and boost sustainable cotton production, he said.