Posts Tagged ‘ Subsidies ’

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 […]

Pollan: ‘Locally grown’ is answer to lack of food

Nov 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Ask the Experts

Stefano Valentino talks with Michael Pollan about how the “Eat Locally Grown Food” motto could help solve the food crisis in Africa.