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Cocoa and Justice in Ivory Coast

November 05, 2012|

When photographer Peter DiCampo and writer Austin Merrill traveled to Ivory Coast, they hoped to document shaky but definitive steps toward reconciliation. Instead, they found evidence of continued turmoil and conflict, as rival factions refuse to let go of past grievances and look toward the future.

When cocoa becomes political – and land disputes over a single cash crop fuel a bitter civil war – is there hope of moving forward?