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Fairtrade launches to consumers in India

22 November 2013

Welcome to Fairtrade India

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New Programs for Cotton, Cocoa and Sugar have Board Approval

21 November 2013

New model to enable Fairtrade producers to increase their Fairtrade sales Work now underway for launch in early 2014 The Fairtrade International Board approved new programs for cocoa and sugar at its meeting in Amsterdam last...

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Innovation in Education: The Fairtrade Learning Curve

20 November 2013

It’s the sign of a successful university program when the students – even after the graduation ceremony is over – are eager to return and learn more. Recent grads of a special university program in Central America have found jobs...

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Celebrating 25 Years of Fairtrade

13 November 2013

Twenty-five years ago a handful of Dutch pioneers and Mexican coffee farmers decided to go against the tide and make a fair exchange for the fruits of their labour. This drive to “make trade fair” has become a nearly 5 billion...

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New Fairtrade Gold and Precious Metals Standards Published

12 November 2013

Two models, expanded scope to benefit more artisanal and smallscale miners

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Fairtrade Offers Alternative to Coffee Price Roller Coaster

31 October 2013

Coffee is notorious for being a boom and bust commodity. The small scale farmers that make up the majority of global coffee production remember all too well the calamity of 2001 when prices plummeted to 45 cents a pound, throwing...

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Climate Change Adaptation Takes Root in Peru

29 October 2013

Climate change is a big risk for small farmers around the world and Peruvian coffee producers are no different. Lower rainfall, higher temperatures, and the rampant spread of disease are becoming the norm rather than the...

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