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World Banana Forum WG01 Sustainable banana production and environmental impact One of five WBF Working Groups: (1) Sustainable Production & Environmental Impact (2) Distribution of Value (3) Labor Rights & Workplace Issues (4) Certifications (5) Use of Agrochemicals.

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World banana forum wg01 sustainable banana production and environmental impact one of five wbf working groups 1 sustain

  • World Banana Forum

  • WG01

  • Sustainable banana production and environmental impact

  • One of five WBF Working Groups:

    • (1) Sustainable Production& Environmental Impact

    • (2) Distribution of Value

    • (3) Labor Rights & Workplace Issues

    • (4) Certifications

    • (5) Use of Agrochemicals


World banana forum wg01 sustainable banana production and environmental impact

World Banana ForumWG01Sustainable banana production and environmental impact

Core Group – Coordination

Jeroen Kroezen (SOLIDARIDAD)Sylvain Cuperlier (DOLE)George Jaksch (CHIQUITA)Inge Van den Bergh (BIOVERSITY/PROMUSA)Iain Farquhar (BANANA LINK)Sébastien Zanoletti(UGPBAN)

Volunteers (with staying power) are most welcome!


Wg01 our goals

WG01: Our Goals

  • Contribute to a better understanding of the main issues

  • Develop a road map towards improving sustainability

  • Build consensus on key issues and solutions

  • Scope: Production and export up to FOB

  • Differentiation for regions and scale of production can be taken into account


Wg01 our specific objectives

WG01: Our specific objectives

  • A definition of sustainable banana production (SBP)

  • To identify the most important sustainability issues

  • To compile and exchange information and knowledge

  • To list and discuss potential solutions

  • Develop a priority list of most promising options

  • Take action towards identified solutions

  • Set up pilot projects around at least one solution

  • Exchange information with other WBF WGs and externally.


Matrix used

Matrix Used


Roadmap

Roadmap


World banana forum wg01 looking for solutions

World Banana ForumWG01: Looking for solutions

Event 1Jul/10

  • Definition of sustainability (not conclusive)

  • List of issues

  • Description of ideal situation per issue

  • Identification of main problems; Gap between ideal and reality

  • Ideas for pilot projects (too early)

    Cross WG meeting Nov/10

  • Exchange of information and ideas.

  • What are the main areas in which the WG’s are interrelated.

  • Make sure WGs are complementary

    Event 2Nov/10

  • Identification of best practices

  • Promising research and pilot projects

  • Identification of multi-stakeholder/cooperation initiatives

  • Identification of initiatives focusing on training & education

  • Ideas for pilot projects

    Event 3Mar-Apr/11

  • A plan for next steps

  • Who will do what?

  • Kick off pilot projects

    Event 4??

    Report to WBFDec 2011


Preliminary results event 1

Preliminary Results Event #1


Our task

Our task

Event 2

- Identification of best practices

- Promising research and pilot projects

- Identification of multi-stakeholder/cooperation initiatives

- Identification of initiatives focusing on training & education

- Ideas for pilot projects


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