News: Coprah industry at risk?

Harvesting coprah, or dried coconut, is the leading source of income in the Marquesas.  Recently one of the top buyers of coprah, l’Huilerie de Tahiti,” announced that it has no more money to pay local growers.  In an industry already heavily supported by government subsidies, this could have serious repercussions for the future of the coprah industry and the Marquesan economy.

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