Supporting healthy and safe employment of women in the Ghanaian banana industry

The Banana Occupational Health and Safety Initiative (BOHESI) has gone a long way to support improved occupational health and safety (OHS) practices in the Ghanaian banana sector, with activities in other African countries to follow. An important development has also been the launch of the new ‘Guidelines on the healthy and safe employment of women workers in the Ghanaian banana industry’.

With co-financing from IDH, BOHESI Ghana was launched in April 2019 by Banana Link in collaboration with the Banana Producers Association (BPA) and the International Food and Agricultural Workers Union (IUF) and has included a series of successful tri-partite meetings and training workshops with producers, unions and the Ghanaian government.

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