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US and European growers receive government subsidies while farmers in Mali struggle to survive on 300$ a year
Inequity in the global tradiing system of cotton means that farmers in West Africa struggle to survive. International prices have been driven down by subsidies and disproportionately disadvantage the ...
GM cotton really is helping to drive Indian farmers to suicide
Sirinathsinghji, Dr Eva
A new study finds that Indian farmers in rain-fed areas are being driven to suicide from the increased cost of growing Bt GMO cotton varieties that confer no benefits to them. The extra expenses arise...