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The realities of unfair trade - The case of small scale cotton farmers in Zambia


Bright Chihana - Chipata cotton farmer, Eastern province of Zambia
Bright Chihana - Chipata cotton farmer, Eastern province of Zambia (picture by ODCMT)

Among them is Bright Chihana of Chipata who put it this way:

"What hurts me is that we are only told of the price of cotton after harvest".

This leaves the farmers with little or no option because they have to sell the cotton anyway and cannot keep it. So they sell it whether or not at a loss.
[Interview by Mutuna Chanda - Reporter, QFM Radio]









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