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Coffee Keeps Young with Fairtrade and Sustainable Harvest

03 January 2014

Keeping the next generation engaged in the coffee sector is one of the challenges facing the industry. Fairtrade International is working with coffee importer Sustainable Harvest and Fairtrade cooperatives to inspire the coffee...

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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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Statement of concern regarding implementation of migration law by Dominican government

21 June 2013

In its public statement of May 13, 2013 Fairtrade International expressed concern about flaws in the new immigration legislation of the Dominican Republic that could cause harm to workers in the Dominican Republic of Haitian...

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Fairtrade’s position on the new immigration law of the Dominican Republic

13 May 2013

Fairtrade certified bananas form a large percentage of the total volume of exported Dominican bananas. For many years we have been working with banana producers in the Dominican Republic extending Fairtrade benefits to small...

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Sugar Farmers Put Jamaica on the Fairtrade Map

09 November 2012

There are not many good news stories in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated large portions of the Caribbean and North-eastern United States at the end of last month. But one that is exciting for us at Fairtrade is...

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Fairtrade Access Fund To Provide Long-Term Loans To Smallholder Farmers

24 April 2012

Incofin Investment Management, Fairtrade International and Grameen Foundation partner on international investment fund with first US$1.3m (€1m) investment from Starbucks

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Fondo de Acceso Fairtrade facilitará préstamos de largo plazo a Pequeños Productores

24 April 2012

Incofin Investment Management, Fairtrade International y la Grameen Foundation se asocian en un fondo internacional de inversión con un primer monto de US$ 1,3m (€1m) procedente de Starbucks

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