Sustainable Floriculture in Ecuador

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Sustainable Floriculture in Ecuador

Show simple item record Sawers, Larry 2009-02-18T16:20:29Z 2009-02-18T16:20:29Z 2005-03 2005-03
dc.description Working Paper No. 2005-03. 10 pages. en
dc.description.abstract This article explores the causes and consequences of the export boom in fresh cut flowers from Ecuador. Between the 1980s and the present, flower exports rose from almost nothing to 9 percent of the country=s nonpetroleum export earnings. This research asks whether flower exports can continue to expand. It also examines the economic, social, and cultural impact of the flower boom on the regions of Ecuador where the flowers are cultivated. Finally, the article discusses the environmental impact of floriculture on workers in the industy. en
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Economics, American University en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Department of Economics, American University en
dc.subject.other Floriculture en
dc.subject.other Gender relations en
dc.subject.other Environment and health en
dc.subject.other Nontraditional exports en
dc.subject.other Flowers en
dc.subject.other Export boom en
dc.subject.other Ecuador en
dc.subject.other Latin America en
dc.title Sustainable Floriculture in Ecuador en
dc.type Working Paper en

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