News and events

The Task Force on Gender Equity (GE-TF) will be holding its final webinar for 2021 on Tuesday, 23 November 2021, from 16:00 - 18:00 CET, which will focus on how company risk-based due diligence can support women in the banana supply chain.
FAO and its Global Network on TR4 invites technical teams from National and Regional Plant Protection Organizations (NPPO and RPPO), private sector companies and corporations, associations of banana producers and exporters to participate in these capacity building, awareness and analysis sessions. Academics and scientists from different universities and regional and international research centers linked to banana cultivation will also be welcomed. The event has the support of renowned regional and international experts from OIRSA, CAN, CAHFSA, COSAVE, NAPPO and GISCV, with the technical and financial contribution of the FAO regional emergency project and the World Banana Forum.
The World Banana Forum and the FAO Regional Office of Latin America and the Caribbean invite you to join the Technical Webinar on: Addressing the Global Knowledge gap on Diagnostic tools, Protocols and their applications for Fusarium Wilt of Musa Tropical Race 4
The Task Force on Gender Equity (GE-TF) will be holding its next webinar on Tuesday, 22 June from 16:00 - 18:00 CEST, which will focus on the topic of violence and harassment in the world of work, particularly in the global banana industry.
World Banana Forum – TR4 Task Force: Phytosanitary alert for the prevention of Fusarium Tropical Race 4 (TR4) in banana and plantain farms in Peru