Natural Fibres – a success story

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… Nature not only provides food for our bodies, but fibres for our clothing and homes …. As synthetic fibres became wide spread only in the 1960’s, natural fibres date from the beginning of humane society …. Fragments of Cotton articles dated from 5 000 b.c. have been excavated in Mexico and Pakistan …. Today production of natural fibres is worth around $ 40 billion a year, giving work to over 20 million small scale farmers around the world …