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“When Wilmar finishes, we have no future left:” New report on Nigerian palm oil land grabs

Jul. 8, 2015 / Posted by: Jeff Conant / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Economics for the Earth, Oceans and Forests / Tags: Forests, Jeff conant, Palm oil

The oil palm tree is native to West Africa and palm oil, in its rawest form, is a staple of the West African diet. So, while it is new to Western consumers as an ingredient in roughly half of our packaged foods and cosmetics, palm oil is nothing n...

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