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Cotton Burkina Faso

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Children of cotton farmers rest in the shade while their parents harvest and weigh this years cotton. Despite a record yield, West African cotton producers are being driven deeper into poverty and debt by US and European cotton subsidies.
Karandasso Sambla, Burkina Faso. 12/12/2003.
Photo © J.B. Russell
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Children of cotton farmers rest in the shade while their parents harvest and weigh this years cotton. Despite a record yield, West African cotton producers are being driven deeper into poverty and debt by US and European cotton subsidies.<br />
Karandasso Sambla, Burkina Faso. 12/12/2003.<br />
Photo © J.B. Russell