The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched an emergency project under its Technical Cooperation Programme to help countries in Latin America and the Caribbean fight the spread of Fusarium wilt, a fungal plant disease that can wipe out the banana crops upon which the livelihoodsContinue Reading

A special feature released in the FAO Food Outlook May 2019 examines the key characteristics of exports of bananas and the four major tropical fruits from Latin America and the Caribbean and their role in world fruit supply, and discusses some of the obstacles and opportunities for growth in productionContinue Reading