• Fairtrade certifies first artisanal small-scale mining cooperative in Africa

    Syanyonja Artisan Miners' Alliance (SAMA) has become the first artisanal small-scale mining cooperative in Africa to become Fairtrade certified, bringing much needed hope to impoverished communities who risk their lives to mine the rich gold seam that runs around Lake Victoria. Read more

  • Empowering Women in Rural Communities

    On 15 October, the UN International Day for Rural Women, Fairtrade coffee farmer María Edy Rivera shares her thoughts on the progress towards empowering rural women. Read more

  • Fairtrade Expands Further into Central Europe

    Polish consumers and businesses can now support Fairtrade farmers through their purchasing choices as Poland becomes the latest country to join the Fairtrade family. Read more

  • Farmers & Workers Benefit from Record Premium Funds

    In the latest edition of ‘Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade’, Fairtrade farmers, workers and producers reported receiving more than €100 million in Fairtrade Premium and generated more than €900 million in sales revenue. The full report analyses the results of annual monitoring and impact research.

    Download the report and read other highlights here.


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