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.
Revival of desi (indigenous) a ‘sine qua non’ for sustainable agriculture in India
Breeders have achieved great success in improving the staple length of desi cotton
Reviving the Trinjan
An effort to empower rural women and reimagine their agency through revival of art and craft of weaving in Punjab
સંઘણી: કચ્છી હાથવણાટની ઉઘડતી ક્ષિતિજો – ચાવીરૂપ તારણો અને વિશ્લેષણ (in Gujarati)
કચ્છના વણકર સમુદાયની જીવન અને આજીવિકામાં રૂપાંતરના બહુવિધ પરિમાણો થઈ રહ્યા છે
Sandhani – Weaving Transformations in Kachchh, India: Key Findings and Analysis
The multiple dimensions of transformation taking place in the lives and livelihoods of the weaver community of Kachchh (Gujarat).
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…