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NATO vs Voters, by Michael Hudson

The Unz Review 13 Jul 2024
And of course, anything from Russia headed west looks like it might somehow be headed for Poland, which is a big country ... And the West kept refusing ... Let’s make them plantation crop exporters, and they’ll import things from the West.
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A small shrub used to make IndyCar racing tires could help save rainforests and make ...

Business Insider 27 Jun 2024
Nearly all that natural rubber comes from the Hevea brasiliensis, or rubber tree, found in forests and plantations primarily in Southeast Asia, with some in West Africa as well.Tappers harvesting rubber sap at a plantation in Indonesia.
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Who profits from the soaring price of cocoa?

Raw Story 25 Jun 2024
In March, prices rocketed to more than $10,000 a tonne in New York after a poor harvest in West Africa due to a combination of bad weather conditions and disease devastating aging plantations ... - Wide gaps between producers - ... - Middlemen in the hunt -.
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Who profits from the soaring prices of cocoa ?

Gulf-Times 24 Jun 2024
Though cocoa prices on the financial markets have soared, the rise is benefiting cocoa growers, bean processors, speculators and chocolatiers in unequal measure.In March, prices rocketed to more than ...
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Who profits from soaring price of cocoa?

Independent online (SA) 24 Jun 2024
Who profits from the soaring price of cocoa? ... In March, prices rocketed to more than $10 000 (R179 639) a ton in New York, after a poor harvest in West Africa due to a combination of bad weather conditions and disease devastating ageing plantations.
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Not tall profits from soaring cocoa prices

The Manila Times 23 Jun 2024
In March, prices rocketed to more than $10,000 a tonne in New York after a poor harvest in West Africa due to a combination of bad weather conditions and disease-devastating aging plantations ... Wide gaps between producers ... Middlemen in the hunt ... ....
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Not all profits from soaring cocoa prices

The Manila Times 23 Jun 2024
In March, prices rocketed to more than $10,000 a tonne in New York after a poor harvest in West Africa due to a combination of bad weather conditions and disease-devastating aging plantations ... Wide gaps between producers ... Middlemen in the hunt ... ....
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White gold, Black bodies: how a tiny African nation shaped the world

The Observer 16 Jun 2024
As the sugar plantations multiplied across the island, more and more captives from west and central Africa were forced to work in them and in mills ... convicts from Europe and, mostly, enslaved captives imported from the west African mainland.
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Beatings, brandings, suicides: life on plantations owned by Church of England missionary arm

The Observer 26 May 2024
People transported from west Africa were forced “under the whip” to harvest canes and carry them to the mills to be crushed and boiled ... Founder Benjamin Greene owned sugar plantations in the West Indies, where he enslaved people.
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Tearfund calls on Workplace Relations Minister to get ball rolling on modern slavery laws

NewstalkZB 28 Mar 2024
“Primarily it comes from West Africa, Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana. And there are kids who are working in the cocoa plantations instead of going to school; they're working in the supply chain so that we can purchase chocolate ... Subscribe now Subscribe now. .
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Buying affordable ethical chocolate is almost impossible—but some firms are offering the next best thing

Phys Dot Org 26 Mar 2024
UP-UP surveys every worker in its supply chains and states which single-estate plantation its cocoa comes from on its packaging ... Tony's sources from a known cooperative in west Africa which makes monitoring labor conditions easier.
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Buying affordable ethical chocolate is almost impossible – but some firms are offering the next ...

The Conversation 25 Mar 2024
Most of the world’s cocoa is grown in west Africa , where more than 2 million farmers work on around 800,000 farms ... Africa Studio/Shutterstock ... Tony’s sources from a known cooperative in west Africa which makes monitoring labour conditions easier.
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Clemson Extension: Cocoa for you

Index-Journal 09 Feb 2024
At that time, they had had a ride that took you through a depiction of cocoa plantations before they walked you through the production of their chocolate ... The majority of cocoa production comes from plantations in West Africa.
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How mounting demand for rubber is driving tropical forest loss

GreenBiz 12 Jan 2024
In West Africa, the Luxembourg-based plantations giant Socfin has been accused in recent weeks of deforestation and displacing Indigenous people around its rubber plantations in Nigeria and Ghana.
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Tyler Perry is left heartbroken after 94-year-old great-grandmother Josephine Wright dies before he...

The Daily Mail 09 Jan 2024
'Ms ... Her husband was a Gullah Geechee Islander, descendants of Africans who were enslaved on the rice, indigo and Sea Island cotton plantations of the lower Atlantic coast along the Carolinas. Many came from rice-growing regions of West Africa ... A hero ... .

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