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Combined Pineapple Glory: Protecting the legacy; keeping Ghana in the global pineapple business

Ghana Web 07 May 2021
Early Days. For many years, Ghana’s export sector focused on cocoa, gold, timber, bauxite, rubber and oil ... He was committed to achieving something new in Ghana ... Challenges ... Mr Safo also tried to diversify the CFL business by venturing into coconut cultivation, which has since developed to become one of the biggest coconut plantations in West Africa ... .
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Combined Pineapple Glory: Protecting the legacy and keeping Ghana in business

Ghana Web 06 May 2021
Early Days. For many years, Ghana’s export sector focused on cocoa, gold, timber, bauxite, rubber and oil ... He was committed to achieving something new in Ghana ... Challenges ... Mr Safo also tried to diversify the CFL business by venturing into coconut cultivation, which has since developed to become one of the biggest coconut plantations in West Africa ... .
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Combined Pineapple Glory: Protecting the legacy

B & FT Online 05 May 2021
Keeping Ghana in the global pineapple business. For many years, Ghana’s export sector focused on cocoa, gold, timber, bauxite, rubber and oil ... Challenges ... But Mr ... Mr Safo also tried to diversify the CFL business by venturing into coconut cultivation, which has since developed to become one of the biggest coconut plantations in West Africa ... ....
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Bright Yeboah: Protecting the legacy – Keeping Ghana in the global pineapple business

Joy Online 05 May 2021
Early Days. For many years, Ghana’s export sector focused on cocoa, gold, timber, bauxite, rubber and oil ... He was committed to achieving something new in Ghana ... CHALLENGES ... Mr Safo also tried to diversify the CFL business by venturing into coconut cultivation, which has since developed to become one of the biggest coconut plantations in West Africa.
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Ghanaian crude palm oil company receives $1.1m to support smallholder farmers in West Africa

Ghana Business News 28 Apr 2021
Capitalizing on the untapped potential for a diversified supply chain of palm oil sourced from organic smallholder plantations in West Africa, Pacha Soap will leverage its relationship with major retailers in the United States to advertise and market 8 Degrees North and J-Palm’s certified palm oil and palm kernel oil.
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British chocolate-maker Rowntree apologises for 'shameful' role in slave trade and 'oppressive practices' in apartheid-era ...

The Daily Mail 15 Apr 2021
Rowntree also benefitted from colonial indenture, a system of bonded labour in which European powers recruited people from India and Southeast Asia to work on plantations in the Caribbean and West Africa ... 'Further research into the experiences of workers in West Africa and broader ...
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Cameroon Humanitarian Needs Overview 2021 (March 2021)

Reliefweb 07 Apr 2021
In the North-West and South-West regions, on-going violence and regular lockdowns have had a major impact on the local economies. Violence and insecurity have resulted in major displacement, affecting agricultural yields in the North-West and the abandonment of large parts of fruit, palm and rubber plantations in the South-West.
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Cameroon Humanitarian Needs Overview 2021 (issued March 2021)

Reliefweb 07 Apr 2021
In the North-West and South-West regions, on-going violence and regular lockdowns have had a major impact on the local economies. Violence and insecurity have resulted in major displacement, affecting agricultural yields in the North-West and the abandonment of large parts of fruit, palm and rubber plantations in the South-West.
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DGB announces Q1 trading update and outlook

MENA FN 28 Mar 2021
(Euronext. DGB, 'DGB' or 'the Group') announces today a market outlook and trading update for the first quarter 2021 ... Project with South Pole, a leading advisor and provider of global climate services, to invest in the Miro Sustainable Plantation project in northern Sierra Leone, West-Africa's largest sustainable forestry company ... Hahn-Schilling, Dr.
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How Portugal silenced ‘centuries of violence and trauma’

Al Jazeera 10 Mar 2021
From the 16th century, the Portuguese established sugar plantations in Brazil, using enslaved labourers, shipped across the Atlantic from the West coast of Africa, to produce what was then the world’s most precious commodity.
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EIA Applauds Newly Announced U.S. Bill to Tackle Global Deforestation; Urges Biden-Harris Administration to Support

Odessa American 03 Mar 2021
... the world, including slave labor conditions and Amazon deforestation in cattle production in Brazil, violent invasions of indigenous land by ranchers in Nicaragua, child labor and deforestation in cocoa farms in West Africa, and forced labor on palm oil plantations in Malaysia.
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1,000 acres in Georgetown will provide natural, cultural and historical learning opportunities

My Horry News 17 Feb 2021
Plantations usually evoke images of cotton, but coastal South Carolina’s major crop was rice until the early 1900s, when the combination of hurricanes and lack of labor and technical know-how finally doomed the industry that had been built on the backs of slaves from the west coast of Africa, also called the Rice Coast.
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Nigeria: Firm to Address Crude Palm Oil Deficit in Nigeria

All Africa 02 Feb 2021
Akuland Group Limited, owner of Akuland Farms has revealed that efforts were in top gear to address Crude Palm Oil (CPO) deficit in Nigeria and the West Africa region through its recently acquired 100 hectares palm plantation ....
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Commemorating Cosmo: New Jacksonville park highlights community founded by freed slaves

The Florida Times Union 24 Jan 2021
The history of Cosmo also fits an ongoing effort by the National Park Service to tell the story of the Gullah Geechee people whose roots go back to West and Central Africa when they were enslaved and brought to Southeast Atlantic plantations like Kingsley Plantation.
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'We looked identical': one man's discovery of slavery, family and football

The Observer 24 Dec 2020
Peter Miller Watson ran all their plantations in Demerara, filled up all their ships with all the proceeds from those plantations – sugar, rum, molasses, coffee – and received and sold the slaves that were being imported to work on the plantations from west Africa.
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