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POVERTY IN THE MIDST OF PLENTY 

KEY FINDING: Poor community relations, militarization and heavy-handed policing tactics in concession areas, threatens stability in mining regions and could spill over in other areas.  

 

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POVERTY IN THE MIDST OF PLENTY

KEY FINDING: Despite the potential for economic gains, there are practical challenges to getting full value from the mining sector. Liberia gives generous tax concessions in the iron ore sector that undercut the Liberian Revenue Code. 

 

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POVERTY IN THE MIDST OF PLENTY 

KEY FINDING: Effective monitoring and oversight is lacking in the iron ore mining sector. Very little information reported from mining companies is independently verified. 


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