How Textiles Can Increase Sustainable Food Production

Joelcio Carvalho Monday, 1 March 2021

The Beyond Cotton Project is a joint initiative of the World Food Programme's Centre of Excellence Against Hunger in Brazil and the Brazilian Cooperation Agency. Hear how the project's organisers view cotton as a key tool to support food security and local development, and their strategies for empowering farmers.  


In this video you'll learn:

  • About the Beyond Cotton project and the work done by the project's coordinators, the World Food Programme
  • The extent of the value chain of the cotton textiles sector and who it affects 
  • How buying natural fibres has the power to decentralise the entire textiles value chain 
  • How the Beyond Cotton project is empowering farmers through regenerative farming practices

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