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The dilemma of growing sugarcane in KwaZulu-Natal

August 20, 2012 Comments Off on The dilemma of growing sugarcane in KwaZulu-Natal

Farmworkers in South Africa continue to earn extremely low wages/Photo/ReutersFor 28 years, six days a week, Mr. Vizinto* has worked as a sugarcane cutter. Equipped with a cane knife, sharpener and a bottle of maheu to quench his thirst, he works from dawn to dusk to meet his daily target of 130-160 rows.

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