Burkina Faso: rejection of genetically modified cotton | Africa | DW.COM | 06/27/2016

Schlechte Qualität, schlechte Preise: Burkina Faso will sich von genveränderten Baumwoll-Pflanzen verabschieden. Doch die Gen-Lobby bleibt hartnäckig und feiert in anderen afrikanischen Staaten Erfolge.

Source: Burkina Faso: rejection of genetically modified cotton | Africa | DW.COM | 06/27/2016

farmers complain that the cotton fibers no longer ausprägten full-length, but are too short. From short fibers not smooth and stable yarns can be obtained. But they are necessary for the production of textiles. Are thus correspondingly low prices received by the Burkinabe producers for their products on the world market.

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