Banana Production: Malawian growers begin to bounce back after banana blight

Back in 2016, the devastating Banana Bunchy Top Virus (BBTV) ruined the livelihoods of Malawi’s 185,000 farming households, dependent on banana revenues. The disease spread across 11 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, including Malawi. According to Malawi’s Ministry of Agriculture, the … Continue reading Banana Production: Malawian growers begin to bounce back after banana blight

Expectations that the return of the school year in SA won’t boost banana sales like before

After months of shut schools, in a number of South African provinces like Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal school are finally re-opening for the new school year coming Monday. Traditionally a new school term heralds boosted sales of bananas and apples, but … Continue reading Expectations that the return of the school year in SA won’t boost banana sales like before