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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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Fairtrade International and CLAC Workshops with Coffee Producers on Child Labour Prevention

02 May 2014

Fairtrade International and CLAC collaborate in Mexico and in Guatemala and host first joint workshops with coffee producers on Fairtrade’s rights based approach to child labour prevention

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Fairtrade Calls on Fashion Industry to go #insideout on Fashion Revolution Day

23 April 2014

One year after Rana Plaza, Fairtrade joins campaigners and big names in the fashion industry in a global day of action calling for a better deal for the millions of cotton farmers and factory workers whose hard work, low pay and...

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