Sierra Leone Diamonds Not Forever, Land Is

The lack of accessible markets has led much of the country's fruit harvest to go to waste, particularly in rural areas, and the sector continues to bear the hallmarks of subsistence, rather than commercial production.

  • Sierra Leone:  Diamonds Are Not Forever, but the Land Is

    Inter Press Service, 31 January 2013

    In the village of Makonkonde in western Sierra Leone, Mabinti, who no longer knows her age, sits on a low wooden stool in the dappled shade of several palm trees. She clutches a ... read more »

Communal agriculture.