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6/07/20 - Fair Trade in the cotton industry

Watch this film about the production of cotton clothing up to 6 mins 35):


Unravelling the Thread | The Story of Fairtrade Cotton

What is life like for cotton farmers and textile workers in India?

What difficulties do they face?




This t-shirt costs £29.99. How much money should each person in the supply chain get?

Decide what you think would be a fair amount for each person. Why did you decide to divide the money up in this way?

Now look at the ‘Price of a t-shirt’ answers to find out how much each person actually gets.