28 Jun '17, 9am

Cotton and biodiversity under spotlight in new report

Cotton and biodiversity under spotlight in new report

BRUSSELS - Cotton certification is "under-represented" in countries where cotton-related water use is most problematic – that's one of the conclusions of a new report which looks at the importance of biodiversity and healthy ecosystems for agricultural production. The report claims certification-compliant production represents only a "marginal portion of the overall cotton water footprint, accounting for a mere 7 per cent of global production."

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