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Consulting the World on Changing Standards

08 October 2010

How can Fairtrade bring more producers and traders into the Fairtrade System? What can be done to enable development and empowerment of farmers and workers in developing countries? As Fairtrade continues to expand, FLO is...

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Spotlight on: Aruna Anand, NAP CEO

04 October 2010

Aruna Anand joined the Fairtrade movement as CEO of the Network of Asian Producers (NAP) just two months ago. With 14 years of experience in the development sector, Anand is prepared to step into the leadership role as CEO of...

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Fairtrade redoubles efforts to eliminate child labor in West African cocoa sector

30 September 2010

Fairtrade is committed to supporting the U.S. government’s efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour in the Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana cocoa sectors, as outlined in a report released September 30th by the Payson Center...

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Bringing Values to International Exports

29 September 2010

Business leaders, government officials, policy makers, trade promoters and more gathered in Chongqing, China, for the 11th Annual World Export Development Forum from 9 to 12 September. The theme was “Adapting to Post-Crisis World...

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Women in Africa Find New Markets

29 September 2010

Everyday women in remote communities of Southern Africa fan out from their villages to gather fruit from the iconic baobab and marula trees that dot the landscape. More than 2.5 million women depend on these fruits for use at...

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Coffee in a High Market

24 September 2010

Celine Herrera looks back to her computer screen at the ‘C’ prices on the international exchange; Arabica coffee is trading at $1.84USD per pound*. Since the beginning of 2010, coffee farmers have watched prices rise over 45% to...

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Fairtrade just made your tea even better!

17 September 2010

The 2010 Global Tea Project for Fairtrade achieves an important milestone today with the publication of revised Tea Standards. The project is the largest participatory review of Fairtrade Standards for camellia teas*  to...

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