Banana production is threatened by diseases like Fusarium Wilt TR4, and will be increasingly impacted by global climate change. But, to really understand what is happening to global production we need an accurate map of where bananas grow. Lack of such fundamental information results in all research – be it on climate risks or the … Continue reading Toward a global banana map
Over the past year, my colleagues and I have met with banana producers, importers, retailers, and researchers around the world. A picture is emerging of an industry facing multiple pressures, with important choices to be made to ensure environmental, social, and economic sustainability.