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Iain Farquhar

Independent consultant. Policy Officer at Banana Link. Proposal Paper written in collaboration with Alistair Smith.


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Agriculture, and Food Security and Sovereingty

Governance of the World Banana Trade
¤ Iain Farquhar ¤ 16 October 2009
With liberalisation of the global banana market and more intense price competition, it has become increasingly difficult for small producers to survive, while large intensive operations which can keep costs down by paying particularly poor wages and disregarding environmental controls tend to be favoured. Consequently, if the aim of governance should be to manage the planet sustainably, then current patterns of governance are clearly failing. This paper will concentrate on those producers, (...) read more

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