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[Subsidies]

August 25, 2002

Scrapping agricultural subsidies would be great for the poor, but awful for the environment, says Faisal Islam in the Observer today.

"Transporting these perishables would require vastly increased use of jet fuels and other environmentally unfriendly substances," he argues. "And the West's own farmers - on strike last week on account of threats to their livelihood - would be left tangibly worse off.

David Steven | 09:51 AM South African time (utc/gmt +2) | |


 

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