16.07.2014
On 9th July, strong winds and heavy rain affected some 16000 hectares of export bananas and 2 500 hectares of plantains in the Uraba region of Northern Colombia. According to the Banana Producers' Association, Augura, 4500 hectares of bananas and 1000 hectares of plantains were completely destroyed.The damage was not just economic. 1600 houses were also destroyed or damaged, many of them belonging to banana workers... Read more...
Africa's largest banana exporter lost nearly a quarter of its annual production in floods caused by torrential rains at the end of June. The floods and accompanying landlslides have caused the deaths Read more...
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