Is Banning Palm Oil a Racist issue? 28th APRIL

IMAGE1Palm Oil gets a lot of bad press, but is our resistance to the crop in fact racist?
Paul Voitier works in international development, primarily working with small holder farmers in PNG and Indonesia. He will be arguing that the objection to palm oil is rooted in an idea that emerging economies should not follow the path of the West, and should maintain a more pure, traditional lifestyle. There will be lots of opportunities on the night discuss your own ideas about good and bad development.

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