6 Books found
6 Books found
Certification is a written guarantee by an independent certification agency that a product meets the criteria or requirements contained in a certain standard. An increasing proportion of the bananas that are traded internationally are certified to voluntary standards. This report describes the main patterns of international trade in certified bananas, and examines the market situation and prospects of certified organic and fair-trade bananas. ...
Series: FAO Commodity StudiesBananas are grown in all tropical regions and play a key role in the economics of many developing countries. The volume of bananas exported worldwide in the period 1985-2002 grew at an unprecedented average annual rate of 5.3 percent, twice that of the previous 24 years. This expansion was accompanied by minor technological changes but major developments in the world trade situation. This publication reviews
The international trade in bananas is one of the most import economic activities for Ecuador, and is very significant in terms of labour and use of natural resources. Given that bananas have become one of the most controversial commodities within the emultilateral trade system in recent years, Ecuadorian policy making and current and future negotiations must focus on achieving better conditions for the Ecuadorian people.
Includes: Integrated Assessment of Trade Liberalization and Trade-Related Policies UNEP/Country Projects-Round II: A Synthesis Report. Integrated Assessment of Trade Liberalization and Trade-Related Policies: A Country Study on the Ecuador Banana Sector. Integrated Assessment of Trade Liberalization and Trade-Related Policies: A Country Study on the Cotton Sector in China. Integrated Assessment of Trade Liberalization and Trade-Related Policies: ...
Series: Better Farming SeriesInitially published by arrangement with INADES, Institut africain pour le développement économique et social, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, the Better Farming Series booklets are designed as handbooks for intermediate-level agricultural education and training courses. They may be purchased as a set (45 booklets) or singly.