Stories from the Field

Producing Better Cotton has real economic, social and environmental benefits. The communities of BCI Farmers are starting to genuinely feel those changes. But it is the stories from the farmers and workers themselves that really convince. Below is a compilation of some of their personal experiences and perspectives that we’re proud to share.

 

Improving Working Conditions for Farm Workers in Şanlıurfa

 

Tackling Water Shortages in Tajikistan: One BCI Farmer’s Commitment to Trialing Innovative Water-Saving Practices

 

Changing Lives and Attitudes in Mozambique: One Family’s Journey to Understanding the Importance of Children’s Education

 

Female Farm-Worker in Pakistan Fulfils Her Dream of Economic Independence

 

BCI Farmers in India Form Their Own Farmer-Owned Collective and Improve Their Livelihoods

 

Towards Women’s Economic Empowerment in Mali: One Woman’s Journey to Improve the Lives of Rural Women

 

On the Front Line of Climate Change with BCI Farmers in Madagascar

 

Female Farmer Becomes a Role Model in Pakistani Cotton Community

 

Overcoming a Cotton Crisis Through Collaboration and working In Harmony With the Environment

 

Helping BCI Farmers in China Conserve Water and Raise Yields Despite Extreme Weather

 

Fighting Drought With BCI Farmers in Australia

 

Farmers to Adopt Sustainable Agricultural Practices in the Face of Extreme Weather

 

How a BCI Decent Work Training Influenced a Farmer in Pakistan to Send His Son Back to School

 

How a BCI Farmer in India Defied the Odds to Embrace Natural Farming Methods

 

A BCI Farmer’s Journey to Raising Yields in Mozambique

 

Chinese Co-Op Helps More than 275 Smallholder Farmers Raise Their Yields and Profits

 

Bringing Communities Together to Celebrate Women

 

BCI Farmers Stand at the Forefront of Soil Conservation

 

Raising Awareness of Child Labour and Gender Equality

 

A Day in the Life of an Agricultural Advisor

 

Sharing Progressive Environmental Practices Globally

 

Helping Farmers Promote Decent Work

 

Improving Safety by Using Personal Protective Equipment