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 The Price of Childhood 

 on the link between prices paid to farmers and the use of child labour in cottonseed production in Andhra Pradesh, India 

title page - contents - list of tables - section-I (introduction) - section-II - section-III - section-IV (summary/conclusions) - appendix - notes


LIST OF TABLES

Average Costs per Acre over the Period 2002-04
Average Wages per Hour in Cottonseed Production 2002-04
Average Female Wages per Hour in Non-Cottonseed Agricultural Field Work in Kurnool and Mahaboobnagar 2002-04
Workforce Composition Per Acre Per Day: Adult Vs. Child and Hired Vs. Family Labour 2002-04
Proportions of Young and Older Children and Teenagers and Older Adults in Cottonseed Production 2002-04
Hourly Wages for Adults, Teenagers and Children in Kurnool 2002-04
Hourly Wages for Adults, Teenagers and Children in Mahaboobnagar District 2002-04
Average per Hour Wages in Cottonseed and Other Agricultural Operations in Kurnool
Average per Hour Wages in Cottonseed and Other Agricultural Operations in Mahaboobnagar 2002-04
Per Acre Income in Different Categories: Seed, Lint and Commercial Cotton 2002-04
Average Prices for Seed, Lint, and Commercial Cotton 2002-04
Costs, Income and Profit per Acre over the Period 2002-04
Costs, Income and Profit per Acre over the Period 2002-04: Small Farmers
Costs, Income and Profit per Acre over the Period 2002-04: Big Farmers
Per Acre Interest Payments for Small and Big Farmers
Costs, Income and Profit per Acre over the Period 2002-04: Kurnool
Costs, Income and Profit per Acre over the Period 2002-04: Mahaboobnagar
Per Kg Average Cost of Production, Procurement and Marketing Prices Of Different Proprietary Cotton Hybrid Seeds Over 2002-03 to 2004-05
Impact of the Additional Costs due to the Replacement of Child Labour - Effect on the Profit Margins of Seed Farmers and Seed Companies
Impact of the Additional Costs to Cover Official Minimum Wages for All Labourers - Effect on the Profit Margins of Seed Farmers and Seed Companies


Appendix:

List of Mandals, Villages and Number of Farms Covered Under Survey
Per Acre Average Cost of Cultivation 2002-03 to 2004-05
Farm Size Wise Per Acre Average Cost of Cultivation 2002-03 to 2004-05
Area Wise Per Acre Average Cost of Cultivation 2002-03 to 2004-05
Daily Rates of Minimum Wages for Agricultural Workers Fixed by Different States/Union Territories (UTs) under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948


  SECTION-I: Introduction

India Committee of the Netherlands / Landelijke India Werkgroep - October 25, 2005