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Bananas Lend Stability in Post-Conflict Colombia

17 April 2014

For more than a generation, banana farmers and workers in the regions of Urabá and Magdalena, Colombia, have been seeking one thing: stability. Following the 2006 peace process that brought an end to major conflicts in Colombia,...

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Journey Towards a Living Wage

14 April 2014

A post by Wilbert Flinterman, the Senior Advisor on Workers’ Rights and Trade Union Relations of Fairtrade International. Read more about Fairtrade's perspective on workers' rights here. The topic of living wage has exploded...

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Fairtrade Czech Republic Extends its Activities to Slovakia

02 April 2014

Organization name change to Fairtrade Czech Republic and Slovakia

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Fairtrade Cocoa Farmers Welcome Ferrero Commitment

20 March 2014

The confectionery company to purchase 20,000 MT of Fairtrade cocoa over 3 years under new Fairtrade Cocoa Program, thousands of Ivorian cocoa farmers to benefit

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Women Leading the Way

07 March 2014

Fairtrade recognizes the vital role of women in agriculture on International Women’s Day

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Fairtrade seeks to unlock the power of local leadership as an important key to eliminating child labour

05 March 2014

An article by Anita Sheth, the Senior Advisor on Social Compliance and Development at Fairtrade International. Read more about Fairtrade's perspective on child rights here. In June 2013, Fairtrade International passed a...

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Frans Van der Hoff, co-founder of Fairtrade

Manifesto of the Poor: Fairtrade Co-Founder Releases New Book

28 February 2014

Twenty-five years ago Frans Van der Hoff and friends kicked off the Fairtrade movement bringing the first bags of Max Havelaar coffee to shelves in the Netherlands. The movement they started, alongside the farmers of UCIRI in...

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