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Toast to Fair Trade in Public Procurement

17 January 2014

Good news for Fair Trade farmers and workers as EU Commissioner Michel Barnier and key members of the European Parliament celebrate a new EU procurement rules that make it easier to buy fair.

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Revised Fairtrade Standard for Hired Labour bolsters support for workers

14 January 2014

Grounded firmly in the daily reality of Fairtrade workers across the globe, the new Standard offers greater support for freedom of association, important steps toward living wages, greater autonomy in decision-making and more.

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Fairtrade launches to consumers in India

22 November 2013

Welcome to Fairtrade India

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Celebrating 25 Years of Fairtrade

13 November 2013

Twenty-five years ago a handful of Dutch pioneers and Mexican coffee farmers decided to go against the tide and make a fair exchange for the fruits of their labour. This drive to “make trade fair” has become a nearly 5 billion...

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New Fairtrade Gold and Precious Metals Standards Published

12 November 2013

Two models, expanded scope to benefit more artisanal and smallscale miners

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Fairtrade Offers Alternative to Coffee Price Roller Coaster

31 October 2013

Coffee is notorious for being a boom and bust commodity. The small scale farmers that make up the majority of global coffee production remember all too well the calamity of 2001 when prices plummeted to 45 cents a pound, throwing...

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Climate Change Adaptation Takes Root in Peru

29 October 2013

Climate change is a big risk for small farmers around the world and Peruvian coffee producers are no different. Lower rainfall, higher temperatures, and the rampant spread of disease are becoming the norm rather than the...

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