Mumbai foodtech company helps farmers earn profits while the sun shines

Mumbai foodtech company helps farmers earn profits while the sun shines

S4S is promoting solar dehydration as a means to empower women farmers and reduce food waste Life is not easy for the ‘ugly ducklings’ of the agricultural world. For all the perfectly shaped fruits and vegetables that we buy from the green grocers, there are thousands left on their stalks to rot unharvested in the […]

Bangladesh: Tangail banana growers are making good profits

Bangladesh: Tangail banana growers are making good profits

Banana growers from Tangail are making nice profits with the prices of their fruit going up this year, combined with a bumper yield of the popular fruit. More than a thousand farmers cultivate banana on a commercial basis in this district. They say they are delighted by the better prices of the fruit crop this […]

‘Profits over people’: Virus overruns Malaysian glove factories

'Profits over people': Virus overruns Malaysian glove factories

Bangladeshi migrant worker Sheikh Kibria recalls with horror the filthy, overcrowded dormitory where he was housed by the world’s biggest rubber glove manufacturer when a COVID-19 outbreak erupted and infected thousands. Malaysia’s Top Glove saw profits soar, and its stock price jump as much as 400 percent this year as countries worldwide rushed to buy […]