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Response to the Observer article on tea wages in India

21 July 2013

Today’s Observer article How poverty wages for tea pickers fuel India’s trade in child slavery draws attention to child trafficking in Assam, India. The article highlights the role of poverty, including low wages on tea estates,...

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Nespresso and Fairtrade join forces, launch innovative farmer support programme

16 July 2013

Harriet Lamb, CEO of Fairtrade International, and Jean-Marc Duvoisin, CEO of Nestlé Nespresso, today announce a new, long-reaching partnership to benefit thousands of small-scale coffee farmers. The announcement comes as...

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Celebrating Quinoa Cooperatives during the International Year of Quinoa

05 July 2013

Although it has been a traditional foodstuff in the Andes for thousands of years, quinoa has become a favourite of health-conscious consumers in Western countries. In fact, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...

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