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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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Dangerous Ideas Wanted

21 October 2014

A post by Harriet Lamb, Chief Executive of Fairtrade International. Harriet’s newly updated book ‘Fighting the Banana Wars and other Fairtrade battles’ is published by Ebury Press. Follow her on...

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EU Import duties on Kenyan flowers threaten future of Fairtrade producers

16 September 2014

Fairtrade urgently calls for the EU and Kenyan government to find a solution which guarantees continued duty-free access for Kenyan cut flower imports, to protect the livelihoods of thousands of Kenyan flower workers and their...

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A Seat at the Table for Smallholders?

09 September 2014

Failure to engage farmers in public-private partnerships could exacerbate poverty, warns a new Fairtrade study.

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Weaving Further Impact for Textile Workers

04 September 2014

Once it has left the hands of the farmer, Fairtrade cotton passes through a long and complex supply chain of workers who gin, spin, knit, dye, cut and trim the raw product into consumer items such as t-shirts, bed sheets and baby...

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Fairtrade Delivering Change

02 September 2014

Continued 15% growth in the market, more support and services for farmers and workers.

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