Reuters | 21 March 2014
Is Liberia’s president going cold on the palm oil industry?
by Mark Olden, FERN
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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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