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Organic cotton market in India - role of Global Organic Textile Standard and case studies

Updated : 2013

Stakeholders

  • EHS professionals
  • Textile fiber cultivation professional
  • Textile industry sustainability professionals

Currently organic cotton is less than 10 per cent of total cotton production in India but with the largest number of GOTS ((Global organic textile standard) certified facilities in the world; India is the leader in both organic cotton production and processing. The bulk of organic cotton production in India occurs in the states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, and Andhra Pradesh. The largest projects for organic production are Pratibha Syntex (Vasudha), EcoFarms and Maikaal BioRe. 

This report looks at the position of India in the Global organic cotton market, both as raw material suppliers and garment manufacturers. Case studies of 5 major organic cotton projects have been presented and the social and environmental impact of these projects have been highlighted.

Read More: CASE STUDY OF ORGANIC PROJECTS IN INDIA

Geography

| India

Year

2013

Product Category

  • Natural fiber
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