US cotton industry subsidies may be cut

The subsidies have been blamed for affecting the livelihoods of farmers in the developing world.

    US government subsidies have been blamed for affecting the livelihoods of farmers in the developing world by pushing prices down. But it could be about to change with a new bill that will cut financial aid for US farmers.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Mississippi.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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