20.04.2016
For the people in the tiny Lao villages that dot the mountains in the country’s north-western border, the banana looked like a saviour. As demand for bananas in neighbouring China reached new heights, Chinese investors began crossing the border to invest in banana plantations in Laos’ impoverished Northern provinces. From 2002, when Laos produced less than 90,000 tonnes of bananas, production increased to more than... Read more...
All nine members of the executive committee of the SITETSA (Sindicato De Trabajadores Empresa Talsa) union were sacked in February this year by their employers, the agribusiness company TALSA in Peru Read more...
Banana Link and 18 other organisations from across the... Read more...
The World Banana Forum (WBF) promotes the global adoption... Read more...

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