Coordinating Unions in Latin America
COLSIBA, the Coordinating Body of Latin American Banana and Agro-industrial Unions, was founded in 1993. It functions at a regional level in all countries that produce and market bananas, pineapples and sugar. It has members in:
Due to its coordinating nature, COLSIBA adopts a structure that is horizontal and operational; a coordinating committee of two representatives (one man and one woman) of each member organization plus a political committee, a women’s committee, an occupational health and safety committee and a coordinator and sub-coordinator. The largest event is the COLSIBA bi-annual conference.