We area global organization working to secure a better deal for farmers and workers.
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.
Changing Trade, Changing Lives
With over 1.65 million farmers and workers, thousands of campaigners, traders and companies around the world, Fairtrade stands to make important contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals. Our new five-year strategy outlines the world we want to see and how we aim to contribute to achieving it.
Farming Superheroes to the Rescue!
In a blog post, which originally appeared in the Huffington Post, Marike de Peña, Chair of Fairtrade International and director and co-founder of Banelino banana cooperative in the Dominican Republic, speaks about the contribution small-scale farmers make to environmental protection as well as to food security and rural development.
From coffee plantations in Latin America to West African cocoa farms, from garment factories in Bangladesh to the gold mines of south-east Asia, children as young as five work punishingly long hours in gruelling conditions that most adults would find intolerable.
On the occasion of this year's World Day Against Child Labour, Anita Sheth, Fairtrade International's Senior Advisor on Social Compliance and Development, wrote about Fairtrade's stand on child labour and how community engagement is crucial for overcoming it.
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