Case Study in Benin, Africa: Productive and profitable organic cotton

Cotton is hugely important to households and the national economy of Benin in West Africa, with over 2 million of its 8.5 million citizens relying on cotton as their main source of income. From the perspective of the Beninese Organisation for the Promotion of organic Agriculture (OBEPAB) and the several thousand farm family members involved, organic cotton systems have delivered a major success story for agroecology in practice.

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