Reportage: Burkina Faso: Collectives and Cotton: Collectives and Cotton

Cotton farmer collectives work together to stock their harvest at a village staging area. The cotton will be weighed and registered by representatives of the cotton producers’ collective and the state run SOFITEX cotton monopoly before being transported to a ginning plant.Padema, Burkina Faso.Photo © J.B. Russell
Collectives and Cotton, December 2003

Cotton farmer collectives work together to stock their harvest at a village staging area. The cotton will be weighed and registered by representatives of the cotton producers’ collective and the state run SOFITEX cotton monopoly before being transported to a ginning plant. 

Padema, Burkina Faso. 

Photo © J.B. Russell