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Farmers to have equal say in Fairtrade

10 June 2013

Farmers from Africa, Asia and Latin America are to have an equal say in running the global Fairtrade movement for the first time this week. In a ground-breaking move, producers of tea, coffee, bananas and other goods will have...

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Fairtrade Access Fund’s first loans making impact

05 June 2013

US$ 3.7million to seven co-ops – and the Fund is just getting started

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Fairtrade Launches on the Kenyan Market

04 June 2013

Fairtrade International has launched Fairtrade Eastern Africa, an organization that markets and promotes use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on products in the Eastern African region. It’s a major step in enabling African farmers and...

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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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It's time to make the global food system work for smallholders

10 May 2013

Seventy percent of the world’s food is produced by 500 million smallholder farmers; this group also represents half of the world’s hungry people. On World Fair Trade Day, Fairtrade International releases the report, ‘Powering up...

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Fairtrade International part of new coalition to address low wages in the tea industry

02 May 2013

Fairtrade International has long been championing and advocating for industry-wide change in the tea sector. Today we welcome the Oxfam and Ethical Tea Partnership report Understanding Wages in the Tea Industry and are committed...

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Simpler Labelling for Fairtrade Gold

15 April 2013

Fairtrade labelling on gold is set to become more straightforward. From 22 April, the formal partnership between Fairtrade International and The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) will end, which means the dual label on...

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