At current rates of productivity growth, by 2030, sub-Saharan Africa will meet only 8% of its food demand through productivity growth and South Asia will meet only 25% of its food demand through productivity growth.
"Our goal," says Craig Brown, National Cotton Council, " is to convince key people who ultimately send signals on what type of fabric they want in consumer apparel that U.S. cotton is responsibility produced and strives for continuous improvement. "
"“We’ve sat back and allowed polyester to take over and define sustainability,” says cotton analyst O.A. Cleveland, Jr. "Whoever heard of a petroleum, acid-based fiber being sustainable while cotton is not?”
Bayer has announced 58 projects that will receive funding to establish forage for pollinators across the nation. Nearly 100 projects were submitted in response to the request for proposals for the first round of funding, which were reviewed and...