Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and other animals, including cashmere and mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, hide and fur clothing from bison, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.Wool consists of protein together with a small percentage of lipids. In this regard it is chemically quite distinct from the more dominant textile, cotton, which is mainly cellulose.



Greens/EFA: The Greens/European Free Alliance · 3 August 2024 English

A study by Martin Sas, KU Leuven, Centre for IT & IP Law, Leuven, Belgium Jan Tobias Mühlberg, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Ecole Polytechnique,Brussels, Belgium

environment. So if you wrap the Internet in cotton wool and make it too safe for children, they don’t build

World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

2024-11-23 CS-ICS-C2-08/2023 / Indepe ndent expert in wool and cas hmere industry IDA / 65080 Value Chain Commercializati

National Farmers' Federation · 11 June 2024 English

The NFF believes Cabinet and caucus have made the live export decision without considering the scientific and industry data presented in the consultation process to the detriment of all sectors …

risk extends not just to the broader sheepmeat and wool markets, but to the entire agricultural sector and demonstrable interconnectedness with the broader sheep and wool industries. For example, as outlined by research The live sheep trade also plays a role in the WA wool industry. In many cases, the live trade provides impact the proposed policy is having on WA sheep and wool producer confidence. As outlined in the report, surveyed on their feelings towards the future of wool, with non-WA producers recording a sentiment of

NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 6 June 2024 English

We develop a framework that examines the organizational challenges faced by central rulers governing large territories, where administrative power needs to be delegated to local elites. We describe how economic …

herding is important, merchants may want to trade wool. Local administrations shape these economic decisions impose market regulations to favor the trade of local wool, even if merchants could profit more from trading

EU: European Union · 30 May 2024 English

The circular bioeconomy offers many opportunities to improve the lives of farmers, foresters and rural communities across the EU. The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) encourages the sustainable use of bio-based …

What a waste! Did you know that almost 90% of all wool from Estonian sheep is either dug into the ground or taken to a landfill? To revalue brushed sheep wool, an Estonian organisation is developing the raw fertilisation and soil improvement. For most sheep farmers, wool shearing is no longer cost-efficient. Estonian wants to re-value sheep wool both for breeders and consumers. Residual wool is processed into pellets for long-term fertilisation in hobby gardening. Wool pellets are an effective snail repellent and they

Cato Institute · 30 May 2024 English

Globalization has transformed the world. Centuries ago, it brought exotic spices and wares to distant corners of the globe. More recently, it has allowed us to work, see our families, …

a cashmere sweater has a 4 percent tariff rate, wool sweaters have a 17 percent rate, and acrylic sweaters

EU: European Union · 29 May 2024 English

repackaging to be supplied as a mordant in the dyeing of wool as sliver and/or yarn with dark colours in industrial industrial settings; use as a mordant in the dyeing of wool as sliver and/or yarn with dark col­ ours in industrial

World Bank Group · 28 May 2024 English

Equipment for the production of wool pile carpe ts for Ak-Say AO and for Sulu kta Wool processing equipment f

EU: European Union · 28 May 2024 English

To reach its 2050 objective of carbon neutrality, the European Union (EU) must continue to step up its climate efforts, while ensuring the competitiveness of its industries is not harmed. …

production of non-ferrous metals, production of mineral wool insulation material, drying or calcination of gypsum

World Bank Group · 28 May 2024 English

2024-11-23 CS-ICS-C2-08/2023 / Indepe ndent expert in wool and cas hmere industry IDA / 65080 Value Chain Commercializati

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