Khadi being manufactured in the region of Oaxaca
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – International Relations
- Indian Prime Minister made a reference to the region of Oaxaca (pronounced O-aa-ha-ka) in Mexico where Khadi was being manufactured.
- Khadi Oaxaca is a farm-to-garment collective which comprises around 400 families.
- They live and work on traditional farms and homesteads in the Oaxaca region of southern Mexico
- It uses cotton produced and cultivated on the Oaxaca coast, and produces chemical-free clothing, relying on locally harvested plant-based dyes.