The impact of a global value chain in South India on the rural areas in its vicinity.
transformed the surrounding countryside as well as the town, both as garment manufacturing has spread into the countryside and through the knock-on effects of having a dynamic and relatively labour intensive industrial sector nearby. It has provided a valuable alternative to agriculture as agriculture has been running into problems.
Heyer, J. The impact of a global value chain in South India on the rural areas in its vicinity. Presented at Working for export markets : labour and livelihoods in global production networks, Brighton, UK., 01 July 2010. (2010) 17 pp.