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Published on Friday, 21 March 2014

Cotton standard puts focus on lasting change

Written by John Mowbray

Cotton farmerDUSSELDORF – Control Union says that four per cent of farmers contracted to its Sustainable Fibre Programme (SFP) have now achieved certification. The figure, which equates to around 1,000 of the 25,000 farmers contracted to the programme in mid-2013 across four states in India, was confirmed at a very well-received sustainable textile workshop the accreditation body ran in Dusseldorf earlier this week. Brett Mathews reports.


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