Winds of change buffet a small-time industry, hitting women hardest

BOGOR, Indonesia—Trade in a key ingredient in skin-care products is being upended by new trends in technology and international markets—trends that are unwelcome news for an unlikely group: Women in West Africa. The ingredient in question? Shea oil. Shea nuts are at the core of significant economic activity for women throughout West Africa. In northern... Read more

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