A team of graduate student researchers (Whitney Woerner, Shannon Erickson and Elena Taylor) have undertaken a deep dive into the child labor practices within the global palm industry and present a compelling and balanced analysis of collective actions that need to be taken to reverse these trends. While some organizations and activists call for a ban on the use of palm, our team discussed how this can potentially have even greater impacts to the people and communities we should be supporting through more effective policies and investments.
Child Labor in the Palm Industry
Updated: Apr 11
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