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What is Fairtrade Doing about Child Labour?

21 April 2011

Fairtrade prohibits child labour as defined by the International Labour Organization (ILO) minimum age and the worst forms of child labour conventions. No person or product certification system can, however, provide a 100%...

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Fairtrade’s Strategy Making a Difference

18 April 2011

Fairtrade strives for a world in which all producers can enjoy secure and sustainable livelihoods, fulfil their potential and decide on their future. Two years ago, Fairtrade International (FLO) embarked on a plan to...

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Boost for Fairtrade in Brazil

13 April 2011

A new agreement between Fairtrade International and a fair trade organization in Brazil promises to bring Fairtrade certified products to Brazilian store shelves and boost farmers’ Fairtrade sales.  The concept of fair trade...

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Banana Activists Speak Out

31 March 2011

Interviews from EUROBAN

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Fruitful meeting for Fair Trade banana activists

29 March 2011

It’s not every day that you can sit at a table with a Honduran banana plantation worker, a British trade unionist and a Czech fair trade activist. For the EUROBAN network*however, this is a regular occurrence. In fact, it’s...

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Welcome Korea to the Fairtrade family

23 March 2011

In 2010, consumers in Korea spent nearly 2 million Euros on Fairtrade certified products. A new agreement between the Europe-Korea Foundation (EKF) and Fairtrade International (FLO) will expand the opportunities for consumers,...

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Big step toward fair textiles

21 March 2011

FLO embarks on major study to improve livelihoods for textile workers

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