Africa’s Top Cotton Grower Sees Good Crop After Monsanto Ban

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  • Burkina Faso farmers fight parasites with more pesticides
  • West African cotton harvest to jump to almost 2 million tons

With a well-worn hoe dangling on his shoulder, farmer Elie Gnoumou scanned his cotton field in the south of Burkina Faso, Africa’s top grower of the fiber, with visible relief.

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