Kris Pannecoucke/Panos Pictures

Lokutu, Democratic Republic of Congo

A labourer gets ready for work on a rehabilitated palm oil plantation. Congo once was an important exporter of palm oil. Now this oil is exclusively cultivated for local use. Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil derived from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the fruit of the oil palms.

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Kris Pannecoucke/Panos Pictures
Democratic Republic of Congo
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42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
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