Saturday, 14th October 17, Koperattiva Kummerċ Ġust held the...

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Demands by Banana Workers (ASTAC Resolution)

ASTAC resolution from the Encounter of Banana Workers in Ecuador in begining of October 2017. In brief, workers wants:

1) Support the regionalization process of workers’ trade;

2) Precautionary measures to protect ASTAC’s trade union members;

3) Comprehensive assessment of the impact caused by the banana plantations in Ecuador;

4) Suspend air fumigation with Mancozeb;

5) compliance of protection laws, as well as of the necessary and existing regulations that prohibit fumigation;

6) Respect the environmental and social rights contained in the trade agreement; between the European Union and Ecuador;

7) specific issues faced by women in banana production (sexual harassment, increased exposure due to activities such as those in the washing station or a higher prevalence of specific diseases in women, as well as health issues related to abortions, malformations, childcare and nursing the sick, particularly those with disabilities associated with agrochemical contamination);

8) constitutional law is observed by suspending all activity related to the development of genetically modified bananas;

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News & Events

11 May 2018

As part of the Make Fruit Fair! project Koperattiva Kummerċ Ġust is releasing several items for promotional materials.

We can post anyone in Malta with any of these promotional materials for free. Get in touch with us on info@l-arka.org and we'll get back to you.

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11 May 2018

In October 2016, KKĠ met its MFF project partners in Vienna during which meeting project partners discussed the goals of the MFF campaign after being inspired by detailed information about unfair commercial practices which push people into poverty.

During the meeting there was an...

 

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