Liberia’s Mahmud Johnson: boosting improvement via sustainable economic system


Since 2014, the corporate has grown from processing 125kg palm kernels a day to at least one ton per hour. Beginning with 4 folks, the corporate has grown to 109 staff. And out within the area, J-palm has expanded to 7,200 farmers in 52 villages, up from 50 farmers.

For Johnson, nevertheless, his enterprise enterprise stems from his curiosity in public service.

“I’ve at all times been concerned about public service, I believe it comes from an curiosity in improvement whereas rising up in Liberia in the course of the warfare. After the warfare, what we heard folks discuss was peacebuilding, financial improvement, and post-conflict reconstruction. I’m fascinated by how folks can rework societies,” he tells The Africa Report.

After a 12 months of working in Liberia’s ministry of state for presidential affairs and for an NGO, Johnson acquired a scholarship to research economics at Dartmouth Faculty in the US. After

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