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Rubber Farms and Roadblocks

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 02 June 2010

Business Daily comes from West Africa where the BBC has hired a bus to go from Ivory Coast to Nigeria. Steve Evans talks to a teacher who also farms the family's small rubber farm, who tells Steve about demand from China and how inheritance in Ivory Coast, passes though the female line, and not from father-to-son.

Plus Jean Louis Billon, president of Ivory Coast's chamber of commerce talks to us about the economic consequences of roadblocks.



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