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New Living Wage Benchmarks Point the Way Forward

10 June 2014

Three reports published today set new living wage benchmarks for rural South Africa, Dominican Republic and Malawi. The reports, commissioned by Fairtrade International (Western Cape, South Africa), Fairtrade and Social...

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Fairtrade Cocoa Farmers Investing in Change: New Report on Fairtrade Cocoa in West Africa

06 June 2014

Fairtrade cocoa farmers in West Africa are investing in their farms, crop infrastructure and communities – but they need deeper, long-term partnerships to drive change. Thus concludes a new report ‘Fairtrade Cocoa in West Africa’...

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Fairtrade Cocoa Goes Pacific

30 May 2014

Congratulations to cocoa farmers in Papua New Guinea who have become the first Fairtrade certified cocoa organization selling into a Pacific regional supply chain, with their first shipment of Fairtrade cocoa beans soon making...

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Paraguayan Pride: Farmers Open World's First Fairtrade Organic Sugar Mill

23 May 2014

Fairtrade sugar farmers from the remote Manduvira Cooperative in western Paraguay are celebrating an extraordinary achievement – the ribbon-cutting of the world’s first producer-owned Fairtrade organic sugar mill.

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Statement on SOAS report - Fairtrade, Employment and Poverty Reduction in Ethiopia and Uganda

16 May 2014

Fairtrade International is strongly committed to improving trading terms, working conditions and poverty outcomes for both farmers and workers employed in Fairtrade supply chains, which are the core areas of our work. Using...

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Working for the Common Good

14 May 2014

Fairtrade launches a project to improve the impact of Fairtrade for workers on small farms, and better support the vulnerable farmers who employ them.

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Celebrate World Fair Trade Day!

08 May 2014

This Saturday, 10 May is World Fair Trade Day. All around the world, thousands of people are using this day to call for fairer terms of trade for small farmers and workers. Many different Fair Trade organizations, producers and...

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