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EU Import duties on Kenyan flowers threaten future of Fairtrade producers

16 September 2014

Fairtrade urgently calls for the EU and Kenyan government to find a solution which guarantees continued duty-free access for Kenyan cut flower imports, to protect the livelihoods of thousands of Kenyan flower workers and their...

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A Seat at the Table for Smallholders?

09 September 2014

Failure to engage farmers in public-private partnerships could exacerbate poverty, warns a new Fairtrade study.

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Weaving Further Impact for Textile Workers

04 September 2014

Once it has left the hands of the farmer, Fairtrade cotton passes through a long and complex supply chain of workers who gin, spin, knit, dye, cut and trim the raw product into consumer items such as t-shirts, bed sheets and baby...

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Fairtrade Delivering Change

02 September 2014

Continued 15% growth in the market, more support and services for farmers and workers.

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Committed to Impact, Fairtrade Complies with ISEAL Impacts Code

28 July 2014

Fairtrade International recently passed an independent evaluation against the ISEAL Alliance’s Impacts Code – a framework for building a monitoring and evaluation system that examines both short- and long-term impacts. The result...

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New Edition of ‘Fighting the Banana Wars’ Released for 20th Anniversary

21 July 2014

‘Fighting the Banana Wars and Other Fairtrade Battles’ by CEO of Fairtrade International Harriet Lamb has been revised and updated in the 20th year of the FAIRTRADE Mark in the UK. The book begins with the dramatic battles...

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Report Highlights Producers, Premium, Purchases

30 June 2014

Fifth edition of impact and monitoring report puts spotlight on benefits and challenges for 1.4 million Fairtrade farmers and workers in 70 countries around the world. Producer organizations reported a 42 percent increase in...

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