Poisoned Blossoms. Withering Hopes. The Floriculture industry in Asia: A Review


The floriculture industry is a growing market in Asia. Although statistics on pesticide use in Asia floriculture are rare, this industry is generally known to use a wide range of chemicals that poison people and the environment. This review of the floriculture in Bangladesh, China, and the Philippines draws detailed pictures of the situation of flower production in these countries. The reports highlight and address the needs of flower growers, particularly on the health of women and children, and on the role of women in ensuring food security of the family and communities.

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Title: Poisoned Blossoms. Withering Hopes. The Floriculture industry in Asia: A Review
Authors: Unnayan Bikalper Nitinirdharoni Gobeshona (UBINIG)
The Cordillera Women’s Education Action Research Center (CWEARC)
Pesticide Eco-Alternatives Center (PEAC)
PANAP
Tags: floriculture
pesticides
women
health
Philippines
China
Bangladesh
food security
Date: 1-Dec-2008
Publisher: PANAP
URI: http://library.ipamglobal.org/jspui/handle/ipamlibrary/759
Category Type: Books
Appears in Sub-Collections:Women in Agriculture

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