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New ‘Fairtrade Brasil’ connects Brazilian consumers to buy Fairtrade from local farmers

25 March 2015

Newest Fairtrade organization to bolster support for South-South trade in Brazil.

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Stand by Sugar Cane Farmers Failed by EU

16 March 2015

Reform of the European Union sugar market is putting the livelihoods of farmers in developing countries at risk.

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Making Trade Fairer: Trader Standard Revised

12 March 2015

Fairtrade Trader Standard strengthens core requirements and encourages importers, exporters and businesses to move past simple compliance towards greater commitment to sustainable trading practices.

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Fairtrade farmers & workers – who, what, where?

12 February 2015

With new monitoring and impact report due out soon, preview the top numbers and insights on the 1.5 milion Fairtrade farmers and workers.

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Trade Unions and Fairtrade in Common Engagement for Workers’ Rights

27 January 2015

There are over 210,900 workers in Fairtrade certified hired labour organizations. Fairtrade collaborates closely with trade unions to maximize benefits and encourage workers’ rights beyond the Fairtrade Standards. Today, the...

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Tackling obesity in supply chains

18 November 2014

In her latest blog post, Fairtrade CEO Harriet Lamb discusses how all the players in the supply chain can and should contribute to paying producers a fairer price – without meaning that consumers will be burdened by extra costs.

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Australian government commits AU$4.5m to build Fairtrade in Australia

13 November 2014

A ground-breaking new $4.5 million partnership between the Australian Government and Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) will build support for Fairtrade products in Australia. The partnership will also link smallholder...

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