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Sugarcane production in Burkina Faso

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Bérégadougou-Burkina Faso ( february-2008 )

In 1998, the SN-SOSUCO (Société sucrière de la Comoé) as been privatised and since, work conditions tend to get worse and worse. With decreasing wages and temporary hiring process, that whole industry turn to a machine that is violating  Humans Right every day. With a wage of 435Fcfa (About 1usd) per ton of cane that is cutted, workers are getting poorer than ever and almost the  whole village of Bérégadougou is facing poverty…

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