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Making shea butter for little reward in Ghana

Shea butter is made by women across sub-Saharan Africa's rural Sahel regions, including parts of Ghana.

It is used to make expensive beauty products sold around the world, not much of that trickles down to those cultivating and processing the versatile product.

Akwasi Sarpong reports.

  • 24 May 2016
  • From the section Africa
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