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Women’s Lingerie and Genetically Modified Organisms

In Burkina Faso, the lingerie company Victoria’s Secret and the agribusiness multinational Monsanto are working directly with farmers to increase their cotton production. After seeing both annual yields and prices for cotton decrease over the last few years, Burkina Faso producers began working with the Swiss NGO Helvetas to build capacity for organic production.

Topic:

the use of know-now and traditional knowledge in capacity building; training in capacity building; Poverty Reduction; Education

Date:

2010-10-25

Link:

Worldwatch.org


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