Asian Cotton Research and Development Network

June/July 1999, the ICAC organised a regional consultation on insecticide resistance management in cotton at the Central Cotton Research Institute in Multan, Pakistan. Delegates from Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, China (Mainland), India, Indonesia, Iran, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Vietnam, in addition to participants from Australia, CIRAD-CA, France, United Kingdom and the USA attended the consultation. Participants decided to form the Asian Cotton Research and Development Network and elected Dr. Zahoor Ahmad of Pakistan as its first Chairman and Dr. L. S. Randhawa of India as Vice Chairman.