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Big business clear winner in Peru's asparagus industry

by Felicity Lawrence

Today's report on the human cost of Peru's burgeoning asparagus industry goes to the heart of the debate about development - aid policy continues to favour the large agro-exporters, not the poor.

The speed with which asparagus grown for export to the US and UK is sucking Peru's Ica Valley dry is a dramatic example of the ... The Guardian

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