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

Workers check bails of cotton ready for export at the SOFITEX Bobo III cotton ginning factory. Cotton makes up 60% of Burkina Faso’s GDP and is crucial to the economy of the country. Some 90% of Burkina’s cotton production is exported to world markets.Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso.Photo © J.B. Russell
Collectives and Cotton, December 2003

Workers check bails of cotton ready for export at the SOFITEX Bobo III cotton ginning factory. Cotton makes up 60% of Burkina Faso’s GDP and is crucial to the economy of the country. Some 90% of Burkina’s cotton production is exported to world markets. 

Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. 

Photo © J.B. Russell