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Celebrating Women in Fairtrade

07 March 2013

March 8 marks International Women’s Day, and throughout Fairtrade we honour the hard-working women. The most recent Fairtrade monitoring report indicates that women represent 20 percent of all farmers and 47 percent of hired...

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In Memory of a True Fair Trader

14 February 2013

On 13 February Raúl del Águila, a Fairtrade producer and dedicated Fair Trader, passed away in Nuremberg, Germany, where he was attending a trade fair. As a strong leader in the global Fair Trade movement, Raúl’s network was wide...

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Fairtrade Announces Three-Year Global Strategy to ‘Unlock the Power of the Many’

14 February 2013

Fairtrade International (FLO) CEO Harriet Lamb announced Fairtrade’s new global three-year strategic framework today at BioFach, the world’s largest organic trade fair in Nuremburg. “With our 2013-2015 strategy ‘Unlocking the...

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Stand and be counted

29 January 2013

Monitoring report reveals key insights into impact for 1.24 million Fairtrade farmers and workers

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Fairtrade in the USA Announces Board & Operations Manager

17 January 2013

With a newly established office in Washington, D.C., Fairtrade International USA is open for business and proud to announce its Board of Directors and Interim Operations Manager. The move connects US shoppers with over 25 other...

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Ben & Jerry’s Fortifies Farmer Focus with Fairtrade Effort

16 January 2013

Great news for ice cream fanatics out there! Ben & Jerry’s ice cream in the USA will soon be sporting the cheery blue-and-green FAIRTRADE Mark, as it does in the rest of the world. The company is a long-term partner of...

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Celebrating 25 Years of Pioneering Fair Trade Work

21 December 2012

All of us here at Fairtrade International congratulate the European Fair Trade Association (EFTA) on reaching its 25th anniversary. EFTA is an association of 100% Fair Trade organizations, with ten members in nine different...

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