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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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Farmers to have equal say in Fairtrade

10 June 2013

Farmers from Africa, Asia and Latin America are to have an equal say in running the global Fairtrade movement for the first time this week. In a ground-breaking move, producers of tea, coffee, bananas and other goods will have...

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It's time to make the global food system work for smallholders

10 May 2013

Seventy percent of the world’s food is produced by 500 million smallholder farmers; this group also represents half of the world’s hungry people. On World Fair Trade Day, Fairtrade International releases the report, ‘Powering up...

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Fairtrade International part of new coalition to address low wages in the tea industry

02 May 2013

Fairtrade International has long been championing and advocating for industry-wide change in the tea sector. Today we welcome the Oxfam and Ethical Tea Partnership report Understanding Wages in the Tea Industry and are committed...

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Fairtrade Announces Three-Year Global Strategy to ‘Unlock the Power of the Many’

14 February 2013

Fairtrade International (FLO) CEO Harriet Lamb announced Fairtrade’s new global three-year strategic framework today at BioFach, the world’s largest organic trade fair in Nuremburg. “With our 2013-2015 strategy ‘Unlocking the...

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Stand and be counted

29 January 2013

Monitoring report reveals key insights into impact for 1.24 million Fairtrade farmers and workers

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Fairtrade in the USA Announces Board & Operations Manager

17 January 2013

With a newly established office in Washington, D.C., Fairtrade International USA is open for business and proud to announce its Board of Directors and Interim Operations Manager. The move connects US shoppers with over 25 other...

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