KASKOM: Revival of Desi Cotton
Kaskom - connecting the Khadi people across the country to work with Indigenous (desi) cotton.
Tula: A Return to India’s Regenerative Cotton Roots
Tula has a policy of not exporting their fabric or clothing, despite many requests.
Reviving the Trinjan
An effort to empower rural women and reimagine their agency through revival of art and craft of weaving in Punjab
Farm body on mission to boost organic cotton cultivation
Cotton cultivation here is rain-fed. As an established principle, they don’t export any produce.
Kutch’s Wagad or Kala cotton: Back from the (almost) dead
Desi cotton could replace a majority of the area that is currently under American cotton, in light of climate change-related…
Spinning the Right Yarn: Problems in Indian cotton need ecological understanding, not biotechnology
The solution to the dystopic Indian cotton system lies in developing an ecological understanding using Short Staple-High Density cotton as…
A brand new yarn: The return of handloom weaving in Kutch
Of renewed interest in weaving and about its allure in terms of economics, culture, identity, dignity, convenience, social ties, and…
Weaving success through organic cotton
We need to institutionalise the technology and the knowledge to deal with pests and crop diseases without chemicals.
Organic, handspun, handwoven: this muslin from Dindigul doesn’t get any better
What can be better than organic cotton, hand-spun, hand-woven and hand-dyed in organic colours?