Ginning is an important transfer point in the cotton value chain. After picking of seed cotton by the farmers, it is transported directly or indirectly to the ginning factories for further processing. Ginning sector acts as a bridge between the farmer field and textile industry. The ginning stage of cotton plays a significant role in determining the quality of raw material for textile and clothing industry. Keeping in view the importance of the ginning sector in the cotton value chain, a study was conducted with the objective of identifying skill gaps in the ginning sub-sector.
CABI South Asia, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. 59 pp.