Cut-flower production in Colombia--A major development success story for women?

@inproceedings{Meier1999CutflowerPI,
  title={Cut-flower production in Colombia--A major development success story for women?},
  author={Valerie Meier},
  year={1999}
}
Starting in the 1970s, the production of cut flowers for export has spread in Colombia's central high land, the Sabana de Bogota. Creating some 75 000 jobs by the mid-1990s, the Colombian flower industry has been described by the World Bank as one of the major development success stories of the last two decades. In the first part of the paper the author examines possible reasons for this success, considering Colombia's position on the global market as well as economic restructuring, demographic… CONTINUE READING

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