Organic cotton: Healing wounds in Vidarbha

August 12, 2015 0 Comments

August 10, 2015

In times when cotton farmer suicides have become a day-to-day affair in India, especially Vidarbha, organic cotton farming has its benefits. This cotton variant, if adopted in farming practices, can help farmers resolve their economical issues, says Mary Christine Joy.

Indian cotton belts have remained infamous for farmer suicides for years, especially the rural areas of Vidarbha in the state of Maharashtra.