The two French operators hogging Sudan's gum arabic

Gum arabic on an acacia tree in Sudan.
Gum arabic on an acacia tree in Sudan. © Piye/Alamy Banque d'Images
French operators Nexira and Alland & Robert buy over half of Sudan's gum arabic production between them, squeezing out local actors who struggle to make a place for themselves in this market. [...] (867 words)
Issue dated 15/04/2022 Reading time 4 minutes
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