Find out what the working conditions are at the plantations where your favourite bananas are produced!
When we head to the supermarket fruit section or at the fruit market, do we ever think under which environmental and social conditions or who produced those fruit?? What if we took a closer look? What would we discover then? Follow this link to some interesting video spots!
We might find out that workers in banana plantations and other tropical fruit plantations are facing violations of basic labour and human rights and are working under conditions, which put their lives into danger. We might also find out that the high use of chemicals, such as pesticides, throughout the production process of conventional tropical fruit is potentially dangerous for out own health as consumers and is harming the environment through the degradation of the soil and water and loss of biodiversity.
Find out more through the following three video spots that we just launched!!
SPOT1: #MakeFruitFair – Dark side of the Banana
What do you know about the working conditions at the plantations of your favourite bananas? Watch this video to find out!
SPOT2: #MakeFruitFair – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Banana
Which kind of consumer are you and what do your choices mean? Watch this video to find out!
SPOT3: #MakeFruitFair – Banana Horror Story
What do you know about the working conditions for women in the plantations of your favourite bananas? Watch this video to find out!
About the project
The Global Education Unit of Future Worlds Center is part of the European-funded project Make Fruit Fair!. Through the MFF! project we are aiming at raising the awareness of consumers and citizens about the environmental and social impact of the tropical fruit supply chains and mobilize them to take action! Citizens need to urge corporate and political decision makers to ensure fair conditions in the tropical fruit sector. You can find out more about the topic and our demands, as well as how you can contribute to more fair tropical fruit through our website http://makefruitfair.org/el/ or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org