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The quest to save the banana from extinction

Apr 20, 2019 - 8:00 AM

The Cavendish banana may have had a remarkable journey from colonial curiosity to global staple. But its success has helped create a food system with a fatal flaw.

RACE AGAINST TIME? Cavendish bananas may not be around for much longer. Steve Hopson/wikipedia, CC BY-SA

PH may miss some banana export deliverables after 'Pablo'

Dec 07, 2012 - 5:09 PM

The Philippines the world s third largest exporter of bananas lost a quarter of its crop in the storm

LIVELIHOODS DESTROYED. 150,000 people in Compostela Valley alone live off the banana industry. Photo from Philippine Army 10th Infantry Division's official Facebook page