The human cost of cheap bananas

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The human cost of cheap bananas

A new report for the Make Fruit Fair! campaign shows how increasing market power and Unfair Trading Practices of European supermarkets affect banana small farmers and plantation workers. Banana workers and small farmers in developing countries are exposed to toxic agro-chemicals, earn poverty level wages and work in a climate of fear, reveals the report […]

Noé Ramirez Portela, General Secretary of the Izabal Banana Workers’ Union, Guatemala to speak at Latin America 2015 Conference

Noé Ramirez Portela, General Secretary of the Izabal Banana Workers’ Union of Guatemala (SITRABI) is visiting the UK in November and will be speaking at the Latin America 2015 Conference in London on 28 November. Noé’s visit is being co-ordinated by Banana Link SITRABI is the oldest private sector union in Guatemala and represents over […]