Egypt’s cotton U-turn highlights policy issues

A child and farmer Am Tayeb stand in a field of extra long staple "Giza 88" cotton in Shubra Kheit in El Beheira Governorate, north of Cairo, Egypt, July 29, 2015. REUTERS/Shadi Bushra

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 12, 2015, on page 5.




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