Cultivating Poverty: The impact of US cotton subsidies on Africa

Oct 29, 2010 | by
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American cotton subsidies are destroying livelihoods in Africa and other developing regions. By encouraging over-production and export dumping, these subsidies are driving down world prices - now at their lowest levels since the Great Depression. While America's cotton barons get rich on government transfers, African farmers suffer the consequences.

Cultivating Poverty: The impact of US cotton subsidies on Africa