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Globalized Fruit, Local Entrepreneurs

Globalized Fruit, Local Entrepreneurs focuses on the role played by local growers and exporters in Ecuador, which has been the world's leading banana exporter for more than sixty years without ever being dominated by foreign corporations.

Globalized Fruit, Local Entrepreneurs
How One Banana-Exporting Country Achieved Worldwide Reach

Douglas Southgate and Lois Roberts

2016 | 232 pages | Cloth $65.00
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Table of Contents

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations

Chapter 1. The Octopus
Chapter 2. El Pulpo's South American Rivals
Chapter 3. Never a Banana Republic
Chapter 4. Good Governance, for a Change
Chapter 5. South American Entrepreneurs Go Global
Chapter 6. Keeping Up with Technological Advances
Chapter 7. Agrarian Reform, Unionization, and a Policy Tilt Against Agriculture
Chapter 8. Ecuador's Resurgence
Chapter 9. The Environmental Impact
Chapter 10. Continuing Challenges, New Risks
Chapter 11. Creative Destruction?

Appendix: Ecuadorian Banana Production and Exports, 1961 to 2013


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