Posts Tagged ‘ Mali ’

White Gold: Tracing Cotton and Fashion in Africa

Oct 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Student Work

US cotton Subsidies which began in 2001 have had a huge impact on world prices for cotton in Africa, particularly Mali. This has led to a decline in cotton farming for a country that is dependent on cotton production for growing subsistence crops (food) and social services like schools and housing. This is the story […]



Weaving dreams: Tracing cotton and fashion in Africa

May 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Stories

Begun in 2001, U.S. cotton subsidies have had a huge impact on world cotton prices in Africa, particularly in Mali. This has led to a decline in cotton farming for a country that is dependent on cotton production for growing subsistence food crops and social services such as education and housing. Amanda Martinez reports on […]



Nathan McClintock talks urban agriculture

Feb 19th, 2010 | By | Category: One Question

The Africa Reporting Project’s One Question series continues with UC Berkeley Ph.D candicate Nathan McClintock, who facilitated a discussion about urban agriculture.