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Issue 25 - Cocoa and coconut - an alternative to oil palm

2010-11-01
Pacific/Auckland
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Palm oil production, heavily promoted by the Papua New Guinea government, has placed huge threats on the livelihoods of land owners and forest dependent communities. Caritas programmes officer Leo Duce travels to the Kapo community in West New Britain, in the beginning stages of providing an alternative to oil palm plantations.

 

 

 

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