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Other agro-industries

Other crops are grown industrially in West Africa’s forest zone:

  • Cane sugar production in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire;
  • Pineapple production, of which Nigeria and Ghana are among the top 20 producers worldwide;
  • Banana production in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia and Ghana.
    These crops are mainly grown as large-scale monocultures and constitute a major threat to Guinean natural forests.