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Djimon Hounsou learns how US subsidies affect Africa

In June 2005, Academy Award-nominated actor Djimon Hounsou took a fact-finding mission to Mali on behalf of Oxfam's Make Trade Fair campaign. Oxfam's Lyndsay Cruz traveled with the actor from Benin and wrote this three-day diary of their trip.

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Remembering a farmer, advocate, and friend

Terry Steinhour came away from Africa with an understanding that changing policies in a rich nation like the US could not only help family farmers in his own nation. He came away with a conviction that he was part of a broader community.