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Burkina Faso abandons GM cotton

January 13, 2017

Burkina Faso is one of the world’s top cotton producers, but its sales have taken a hit on the world markets. Some blame GM cotton, which the government now wants to phase out by 2018.

Burkina Faso Baumwolle Farm
Image: Getty Images/I.Sanogo

Phasing out GMO cotton in Burkina Faso