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Fairtrade Celebrates International Women’s Day

08 March 2012

On International Women’s Day, we want to celebrate the women around the world that make Fairtrade great. As producers, consumers, advocates and staff, women are the backbone of Fairtrade movement. Countless women have inspired...

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Celebrating Cooperatives

02 February 2012

With the collapse of financial institutions and the uncertain economic climate, more and more people are looking for alternative ways of doing business. The cooperative model offers just that. What’s more, cooperatives are an...

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Asia Pacific Coffee Forum: Continuing the Work in Coffee

05 December 2011

Caramel, chocolate, spicy, nutty, winey, earthy and floral. Can you distinguish among the many flavour notes and aroma’s typical of different coffees from around the world? Knowing coffee isn’t only for the connoisseur, but...

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Farmers, Fairtrade and NGO unite to bring attention to small producers at COP17

02 December 2011

Fairtrade International and Fairtrade farmers joined forces with ICCO, the Dutch Inter Church Development Organisation, to host a side event on day twoof the COP17 climate talks in Durban to examine how climate finance could and...

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COP 17: Adaptation Mechanisms Must Work for Farmers

17 November 2011

Climate change has wiped out nearly half of the 10 million coffee trees that Mzuzu Coffee Planters Cooperative Union has planted since 2003, according to the union’s operations director Bernard Kaunda. Mzuzu Coffee is a Fairtrade...

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Milestone Meeting for Fairtrade and SNV Partnership

10 November 2011

Fairtrade International (FLO) and SNV Netherlands Development Organisation met in Kenya for their annual regional meeting to celebrate five years of our partnership and to plan ways to continue our collaboration. Fairtrade...

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Countdown to COP17: Seeking A Fair Climate Deal for Fairtrade Farmers

31 October 2011

The countdown to Durban has begun as Fairtrade farmers prepare to participate at the upcoming 17th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP17). Despite the devastating impacts climate change is having on their farms, the...

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