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Alice MostertProgram manager Fashion - Solidaridad
Introduction to BCI short movie
BCI is scaling up: more farmers, morevolume, more impact                      685        670                225           ...
The 6 Better Cotton production principles
BCI projects India supported byBESTSELLER                                                                        STORY FRO...
Field update               Main activities:               • Organising farmers in Learning Groups                         ...
Where can you buy Better Cotton?                  • From any BCI registered and                    trained ginner         ...
Solidaridad isBCI Implementing partner since 2009“Proud to be an IP”-prize 2012
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Sustainable cotton and the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) by Alice Mostert

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Sustainable cotton and the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) by Alice Mostert

  1. 1. Alice MostertProgram manager Fashion - Solidaridad
  2. 2. Introduction to BCI short movie
  3. 3. BCI is scaling up: more farmers, morevolume, more impact 685 670 225 2011 165 2012 68 75 X 1,000 farmers hectares B C lint
  4. 4. The 6 Better Cotton production principles
  5. 5. BCI projects India supported byBESTSELLER STORY FROM THE FIELD • Solidaridad Network Solutions Team India in cooperation with local partner BASIX • 2012-13: pre-BCI year Region Farmers Hectares Volume (MT seed cotton) Andrahpredesh 1000 1345 2690 Madyahpradesh 1000 1000 2000 Karnataka 1000 1258 2202 Staple lenghts: 27-30
  6. 6. Field update Main activities: • Organising farmers in Learning Groups STORY FROM THE FIELD • Training of farmers on Better Cotton System • Review and assessment of the system • Develop and implement BCI tools & templates/ reports & updates
  7. 7. Where can you buy Better Cotton? • From any BCI registered and trained ginner • Ginners use Unique Bale Identification Codes (UBIC’s) • Bale Tracking System provides information on volumes and qualities available at gin level • System and contact details only available for members
  8. 8. Solidaridad isBCI Implementing partner since 2009“Proud to be an IP”-prize 2012

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