Is Liberia’s president going cold on the palm oil industry?

Reuters | 21 March 2014

Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf speaks during an interview with Reuters in Brussels, Nov. 25, 2013. (Photo: REUTERS/Francois Lenoir)

Is Liberia’s president going cold on the palm oil industry?

by Mark Olden, FERN

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Earlier this month, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, told villagers who had travelled from the country’s rural hinterland to see her in the capital Monrovia that the international company they’ve been locked in conflict with for two years would not be allowed to expand its palm oil plantation on their land.
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