Sime Darby $800 million Contract: Another Form of Extortion in Liberia?

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By Tolo Bonah Corfah & Sam K. Zinnah

The recently signed $800 million United States dollars Concession contract between the government of Liberia and the multinational conglomerate, Sime Darby, is raising questions in counties to be affected.

Recently, the question of whether Sime Darby’s contract is development- oriented or just another white- wash development was raised by Sons and daughters of Bomi, Grand Cape Mount, and Gbarpolu Counties. One angry looking gentleman from Gbarpolu asked “what does this contract means to poor rice and other agric-farmers in the affected counties”?

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Original source: New Liberian
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