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Impact of the European Flower Industry on African Nations

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- 1796 days ago -
Even though the floriculture industry may provide employment to a large number of African people in addition to generating a large amount of foreign exchange, it does so at the cost of the environment and the lives of thousands.

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Sue Matheson (79)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 4:37 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 4:48 am
Thanks, I did not know.

Christeen A (371)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 4:52 am
This is something new to me. Thank you for sharing.

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 5:45 am
been Totally ignorant about this. Thank U for sharing, Cal~

Gloria p (304)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 7:38 am
A bouquet used to be about love an joy but I guess we can't do anything right.

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 9:38 am
This is not good First i have ever read about this This information needs to be made more public so people know at what cost they are getting the beautiful flowers

Fiona Ogilvie (565)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 11:29 am
Thank you, Cal. I knew nothing about this.

We know so little about the exploitation in Africa.

I commend you for your diligence.

Jen S (121)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 12:27 pm
I was aware of the flower farming but not of the exploitation. Embarrass a few of the large multi-nationals engaged in this and things might change.

Winnie A (179)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 12:36 pm

Birgit W (160)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 1:52 pm
Interesting article, thank you.

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 5:30 pm

Jonathan Harper (0)
Friday July 19, 2013, 2:01 am

Carol H (229)
Friday July 19, 2013, 4:30 am
thanks Cal, noted

Shaheen N (64)
Friday July 19, 2013, 12:26 pm
Noted & read the article, thanks for posting Cal

Roger G (154)
Friday July 19, 2013, 1:24 pm
noted, thanks!

Betty Kelly (4)
Friday July 19, 2013, 1:52 pm
Something needs to be done about this.

Melania P (122)
Monday July 29, 2013, 1:14 pm
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