14.04.2014
Panama disease is threatening banana production in Africa and Latin America. The disease, originally from Asia, known as 'TR4' (tropical race 4) has been found in Mozambique and Jordan. In response to the threat posed by TR4 to millions of producers and workers in the banana industry, the World Banana Forum has set up a Task Force.  The Task Force has set out an action plan to combat the disease, which includes... Read more...
Chiquita has bought a group of three Honduran plantations, formerly known as Tres Hermanas, following more than a year of conflict involving the former owner of the Honduran banana company and Read more...
A trade unionist life can be lonely and dangerous.... Read more...
Ecuadorian unionists have had five trade unions broken up... Read more...

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A Fairtrade Foundation Report, February 2014: Britain’s supermarket price wars are trapping tens of thousands of banana farmers and workers in an Read more...