PASO – Labor Conditions and Social Challenges for Colombia’s Flower Sector Employees

PASO – Labor Conditions and Social Challenges for Colombia’s Flower Sector Employees

This report describes a panorama in which Colombian flower sector employees suffer due to poverty wages, long working hours, sexual harassment, occupational health and safety issues, the repression of union rights, violations of employees’ freedom of association, and the use of intermediary agencies … Continued
7th Australian Native Flower Conference – Report

7th Australian Native Flower Conference – Report

Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation and the Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries sponsored the 7th Australian Native Flower Conference which was held in Brisbane during May 25th-28th at the Bardon Conference Centre, Mt Coot-tha, Brisbane. The conference … Continued
A study of the German flower market 1998

A study of the German flower market 1998

With the rapid development of Australian floricultural products over the last decade the importance of marketplace information has become more important to both new and experienced growers and exporters. This market report prepared by the Flower Export Council of Australia … Continued
Fumigating Postharvested Wildflowers for Export

Fumigating Postharvested Wildflowers for Export

Australian exports of cut flowers were estimated to be worth $A30.1 million in 1995/96 with Australian wildflowers comprising over 90% of exports. However, insect infestations in the flowers and foliage have caused rejections of consignments of flowers by importing countries.
Study Tour and activities in Beijing and Tokyo

Study Tour and activities in Beijing and Tokyo

Australian wildflowers in China appear to be novel items which attract much attention among the people who see them and may be recognised by others as an opportunity to add a new element in their floral work. In Japan, Australian … Continued