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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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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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Climate Change Support for Peruvian Coffee Farmers

24 September 2012

Joint cooperation between Fairtrade International, Lidl and Twin Trading is helping farmers respond to the challenge of climate change

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Fairtrade Access Fund To Provide Long-Term Loans To Smallholder Farmers

24 April 2012

Incofin Investment Management, Fairtrade International and Grameen Foundation partner on international investment fund with first US$1.3m (€1m) investment from Starbucks

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Fondo de Acceso Fairtrade facilitará préstamos de largo plazo a Pequeños Productores

24 April 2012

Incofin Investment Management, Fairtrade International y la Grameen Foundation se asocian en un fondo internacional de inversión con un primer monto de US$ 1,3m (€1m) procedente de Starbucks

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Banana Growers Benefit from Dutch-Colombian Partnership

13 October 2011

Over 700 Colombian banana and plantain farmers and workers will benefit from a new public-private partnership between Colombia and the Netherlands to improve the standard of living of small producers. As part of the partnership,...

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