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    Why Pineapples Are Curbing African Migration to Europe

    Though it’s home to huge deposits of valuable bauxite and iron ore, Guinea is still facing deeply uncertain economic times. But while young people are fleeing the West African country for opportunities abroad, there might be a juicy solution: Pineapple production is keeping workers at home, OZY reports, with the government and producers teaming up to turn Guinea into the pineapple powerhouse of the world.

    Will there be enough jobs to go around? Since launching the initiative in 2017, production has nearly doubled and more than 2,000 people have found employment.

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