With Global Demands Dipping, Cotton Farmers in Gujarat Prep for Tough Times Ahead | Read

PUBLISHED ON: November 12, 2014 | Duration: 2 min, 59 sec

  
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With demand for cotton from countries like China dipping, farmers in Saurashtra region of Gujarat are facing an uncertain future with drastic drop in cotton prices this year. While last year, 20 kilograms of cotton fetched around Rs. 1200, this year, the price has gone down to Rs. 700. To make matters worse for the farmers, the cost of farming has been steadily increasing over the years.
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