Environmental Impact of Cotton Production and Trade

By Tariq Banuri on January 9, 2003
The purpose of this paper is to explore prospects and mechanisms for a transition to sustainable production of cotton and cotton products in Pakistan (and more generally in the South), and the effect of international trade on such prospects. The analysis looks at the differing capacities for change in the different sections of the cotton commodity chain, and explores the policy implications.

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IISD, 2003