webcast – What’s unfair about the cotton industry and how can we change it?

There is a webcast from http://www.fairtrade.org.uk <http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/>  Saturday 9 Oct @ 2pm

Debate title:  What’s unfair about the cotton industry and how can we change it?

Through a panel of expert speakers you can explore what’s unfair about the current cotton industry. Taking a look at cotton farming, from the environmental issues involved in its production to the effects of trade distorting subsidies on farming communities. Why more companies have chosen to get involved in Fairtrade and what the journey was like for a Fairtrade cotton pioneer.  Our speakers will take questions from both conference attendees and those watching the discussion live on our website including cotton producer representatives who will be participating online.

Chaired by George Alagiah <http://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/biographies/biogs/news/georgealagiah.shtml>

Panellists:

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