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Aug 15, 2018 Read more: News24

An Hevea producer incises a rubber tree trunk in order to remove the sap, in his plantation in the village of Memni in the sub-prefecture of Alepe, Ivory Coast. "We're not earning anything from it any more, we have nothing," says a rubber farmer in Ivory Coast, Africa's top producer, where revenues from natural rubber have been slashed by global oversupply.

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