Booming markets for Moroccan argan oil appear to benefit some some rural households while threatening the endemic argan forest.

This article tests the win-win claims that argan oil, the most expensive edible oil in the world, can promote the health of the argan forest while simultaneously benefiting local people.

Lybbert, T., Aboudrare,A., Chaloud, D., Magnan, N., Nash, M.
Volume etc.: 
108, 34, 13963-13968
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