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    4 days ago - By The Guardian

    Anna Jones says that, through selling its cocoa cheaply, Africa is exporting its wealth overseas; while Sue Banford claims that the soya moratorium in the Amazon has done nothing to halt deforestation Only the final paragraph in your article on cocoa farming causing deforestation in Ivory Coast ( Forests pay price for world's taste for cocoa , 14 September) mentioned the most fundamental thing - the farmer's livelihood, or lack of it. The low value of his crop is undoubtedly the cause of this problem. But cocoa farming could also provide the solution. Recently, I was in Ivory Coast for the...
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