All Good Fairtrade, an Ecuadorian banana company, sources its bananas from more than 400 family farms. Ecuador's businesses and government are leading an effort toward treating family and smallholder farmers fairly.
The World Food Programme and Ecuador's government will nourish families with produce from women farmers. The initiative will alleviate hunger and malnutrition in Ecuador, where 87 percent of households live in poverty.
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Working with small-scale farmers who grow cacao on just a few acres makes sense for Woodblock. Both sides benefit from having a relationship that keeps quality high.