Labor Risks, Monitoring, and Remediation on Cottonseed Farms

Issues Child Labor

FLA conducted a task and risk mapping study in India in 2004 to assess the labor risks in cottonseed farms with a focus on child labor and potential internal and external workplace monitoring systems and local remediation programs.

The study consolidates data from assessment visits in April 2004 and October 2004 to Andra Pradesh and Gujarat, two of the largest hybrid cottonseed producing states in India. The visits consisted of interviewing more than 100 stakeholders at the village level, seed companies, civil society organizations, workers, child laborers, and experts.