Cotton, Benin's most important export product, from cultivation to the sale of the final product. Due to the United States' grip on world market prices countries like Benin earn less each year from cotton production.
There is a lot of child labour in cotton production.
Women harvesting cotton.
Bountiful harvest, happy farmer.
Instruction on how best to pick cotton.
Education on the dangers of the use of pesticides.
Loading an ox-wagon for transport to the factory.
Woman carrying bags of cotton.
Transport of cotton by ox-wagon.
Checking cotton thread in a state factory.
Worker in a factory.
Workers putting a role of cotton in a dyeing machine.
Mechanical loom in a state-run factory.
Role of towel textile being transported.
Vrouwen sewing in a state-run cotton factory.
Sweatshop in a state-run cotton factory.
Weaving on a traditional loom.
Colourful cotton cloth for sale along the road.