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New Edition of ‘Fighting the Banana Wars’ Released for 20th Anniversary

21 July 2014

‘Fighting the Banana Wars and Other Fairtrade Battles’ by CEO of Fairtrade International Harriet Lamb has been revised and updated in the 20th year of the FAIRTRADE Mark in the UK. The book begins with the dramatic battles...

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Report Highlights Producers, Premium, Purchases

30 June 2014

Fifth edition of impact and monitoring report puts spotlight on benefits and challenges for 1.4 million Fairtrade farmers and workers in 70 countries around the world. Producer organizations reported a 42 percent increase in...

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New Collector Coin Marks Single Biggest Purchase of Fairtrade Gold

26 June 2014

Fairtrade International is delighted by the launch of a new collector coin by Fairtrade Lëtzebuerg, which was commissioned by the Banque central de Luxembourg to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Luxembourg’s independence.

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Help Determine What’s Fair in the Carbon Market

24 June 2014

Fairtrade work on Fairtrade Carbon Credits opens up for public consultation.

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Fairtrade Recognizes Outstanding Organizations and Individuals

16 June 2014

Around the world, millions of people in the Fair Trade movement are working toward a common goal: fairer trade and treatment for millions of smallholder farmers and workers. This year Fairtrade International opened nominations...

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A Fairtrade liaison officer conducts a training with sugar farmers in Paraguay.

Fairtrade Farmers Gear Up to Address Child Labour

11 June 2014

Caroline Hickson, Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships at Fairtrade International, writes of a recent trip to Paraguay to attend a training with Fairtrade sugar farmers. This year the International Labour...

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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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