Liberia Economy

Liberia Economy

ECONOMY: AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, LIVESTOCK AND FISHING Agriculture, only 6% of the territory is cultivated, has undergone a process of alteration during the years of the civil war. Liberia remains one of Africa’s cauciu producers, but the production of Hevea it drastically reduced during the war (from 180,000 t in 1989 to 15,000 t in 1997) […]

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Liberia Overview

Liberia is located in West Africa on the Atlantic Ocean, bordering Guinea, Sierra Leone and the Ivory Coast. In 1821, the American Colonization Society seized land from a local chief, and within the next few years, six thousand freed slaves were shipped from mainly the cotton plantations in the American southern states of Virginia, Georgia […]

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