The Bitter Taste of Liberia’s Palm Oil Plantations

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2013
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Wade C. L. Williams visits Equatorial Palm Oil plantation to investigate affected communities' experiences. SDI's Nora Bowier discusses the impact of palm oil plantations on communities in Liberia: “If the government is taking vast amounts of land from rural people and granting them to multinationals without ensuring or providing better livelihood alternatives, it is like taking away these people’s rights to live and increasing their poverty conditions.”

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