09.08.2019
The Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) has this week confirmed the presence of the banana disease Fusarium Wilt tropical race IV (TR4) in the country and has declared a national emergency with additional controls to mitigate the risk of contagion to other farms. "We are declaring a national emergency, despite the disease [only] being confirmed in La Guajira, in order to speed up the process of controlling the... Read more...
Fairtrade changed the way we shop. But major companies have started to abandon it and set up their own in-house imitations – threatening the very idea of fair trade.   We reproduce below this article Read more...
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“To grow organic is to think different” By Paul Lievens Banana Link Communications & Policy Officer 26 July 2019   There is a growing Read more...