In the last decades, European milk powder exports to developing countries have increased. Therefore, many civil society organizations are concerned about possible adverse consequences for local production systems, using Burkina Faso as a showcase for an allegedly negative impact of European agricultural exports in general.
Agriculture makes up 40% of Burkina Faso’s GDP,
livestock accounts for 15% of agriculture
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The policy briefs of this series summarize the results of working papers that are relevant to specialist audiences—compiled by the Sector Project Agricultural Trade and Value Chains on behalf of BMZ.