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Oil palm and rubber plantations in Western and Central Africa: An Overview

Oil palm and rubber plantations are very similar in many respects, but there is something that clearly differentiates them: oil palm is a native species in many West African countries –and part of the culture of local peoples- while rubber is clearly an alien species brought in by the Colonial powers.

Oil palm and rubber plantations in Western and Central Africa: An Overview

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