Indian cotton farmers maneuver between fair trade, Monsanto, and debt in search of better life

One of the most controversial cash crops in the world, cotton is heavily subsidized by developed countries and subsequently dumped onto markets, lowering world prices. Sasha Caldera talks to Indian cotton farmers in a small village near Halvad, Gujarat about the challenges they face and visits with members of a Fair Trade Co-operative based in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Article published in the Vancouver Observer. Photo credit: Lindz Marsh.