The True Price of Cotton from India
The aim of this report is to provide a condensed overview of the true pricing study conducted for cotton from India. This study investigated the external costs of the cotton supply chain and compared it to certified seed cotton.
The report provides a brief explanation on concepts such as
externalities and true pricing. Afterwards, the main
results and insights of the study will be presented. These
results will be placed into a larger perspective by looking at the
retail level and by comparing the results of cotton to three other
country-specific commodity supply chains: coffee from Vietnam, tea from
Kenya and cocoa from Ivory Coast. In addition, this section presents the
main limitations and assumptions of this study. The final
section concludes with an overview of how these results can be used to
improve social and environmental externalities of the cotton
This is a joint report by IDH and True Price.
to view the report.
You can find a second report regarding the external costs of the tea supply chain here:
-The True Price of Tea from Kenya
Tags: Agriculture and food | Supply Chain Management | Natural Resources
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