Monday, 1 July 2013

Sime Darby receives approval to clear for plantation 500ha land in western Liberia

Sime Darby has received the green light from villagers in western Liberia to clear 5,000 ha of land for a plantation, after a non-governmental organisation have accused it of a land grab. A memorandum, signed at a ceremony in Grand Cape Mount County on Friday, gave villagers’ blessing for the company to develop the land with oil palm and rubber. It was witnessed by Liberian officials, civil society and traditional elders. (Starbiz)

Source: CIMB Daybreak - 01 July 2013

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