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Can green growth survive recession?

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Agricultural specialists gathered in Paris last week to debate the future of green growth and development. The conference coincided with the summit on World Climate Change in Cancun, Mexico, and aimed to fine-tune more ecofriendly ways of tilling the earth. But are Western donors still interested in helping poor countries now that the world is facing the worst financial crisis since 1929?