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Joint Announcement from Fairtrade International and Fair Trade USA

15 September 2011

Fairtrade International (FLO) and Fair Trade USA (FTUSA) share a belief in the importance of empowering producers and workers around the world to improve their lives through better terms of trade. However, as we look to the...

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Fairtrade Responds to Announcement by Fair Trade USA

10 September 2011

Fair Trade USA has announced a new initiative under the banner ‘Fair Trade For All.' We wish to clarify that the proposals it contains regarding major changes on coffee certification are the views of Fair Trade USA alone, and...

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Fairtrade International Responde al Anuncio Hecho por Fair Trade USA

10 September 2011

La organización estadounidense de comercio justo Fair Trade USA anunció una nueva iniciativa bajo el lema de “Comercio justo para todos." Queremos aclarar que las propuestas que contiene en relación con cambios...

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Gender Workshop at UN Conference Sparks Discussion

06 September 2011

The inspiring story of SOPACDI, a Congolese coffee cooperative profiled here, and the acknowledgment of the important role of women as consumers in ethical trade set the scene for a workshop hosted by Fairtrade International...

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Fairtrade products for Fukushima tsunami victims

29 July 2011

“Adversity is the foundation of virtue” (Japanese proverb) The Japanese earthquake and tsunami may have faded from the front pages of newspapers and browsers, but for survivors and citizens in Japan, people like Saguru Matsuki...

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Textile Projects Look for Fairtrade Way Forward

25 July 2011

Update on the Fairtrade textiles project working to build better livelihoods for textile workers

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Cafédirect: A Fairtrade Pioneer

20 June 2011

The philosophy is simple: Buy direct from disadvantaged, yet highly skilled, smallholder coffee growers in developing countries to enable them to bring their quality products to UK consumers. Cafédirect is one of Fairtrade’s...

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