Golden Veroleum (Liberia) Inc are developing 220,000 hectares of high quality oil palm in Liberia to accelerate agronomic, social and environmental standards for the communities. The company has technical and investment support from one of major agribusiness companies in South East Asia.
Golden Veroleum Liberia intends, in accordance with a concession granted by the Government, to develop, using sustainable methods, more than 500,000 acres of oil palm in the southeastern Liberian counties of Sinoe, Grand Kru, Maryland, River Cess and River Gee. In doing so, Golden VerOleum expects to provide more than 35,000 direct jobs; support Liberian smallholders in developing a further 100,000 acres of oil palm; build manufacturing and value-added industries; and create a vibrant and substantial new economic sector in the southeastern counties. Employees and their families will receive housing, training, education, medical services, electric power, clean water and other benefits.
The development challenge will be approached with world leading experience stemming from South East Asia, combining the Liberian peoples famliarity with the oil palm for hundreds of years with the latest methodologies and technologies.
Golden Veroleum is committed to a vision to develop the oil palm sector in Liberia, and doing so in a sustainable manner. We wish to ensure a responsible and respectful balance between the needs of human development and that of preserving the valuable natural resources and environment of the country. Our investment and land selection, conducted together with local communities, have and will carefully preserve original forest and biodiverse areas, sacred and community lands.
Where is Golden Veroleum