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In Memory of a True Fair Trader

14 February 2013

On 13 February Raúl del Águila, a Fairtrade producer and dedicated Fair Trader, passed away in Nuremberg, Germany, where he was attending a trade fair. As a strong leader in the global Fair Trade movement, Raúl’s network was wide...

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Sugar Farmers Put Jamaica on the Fairtrade Map

09 November 2012

There are not many good news stories in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated large portions of the Caribbean and North-eastern United States at the end of last month. But one that is exciting for us at Fairtrade is...

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Climate Change Support for Peruvian Coffee Farmers

24 September 2012

Joint cooperation between Fairtrade International, Lidl and Twin Trading is helping farmers respond to the challenge of climate change

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Joint statement concerning workers’ rights in Fiji

21 September 2012

Fairtrade International, ITUC, IUF and TUC have released a joint statement today on the status of workers' rights in Fiji. Click here to read the statement (PDF) For more information, please contact: Reykia Fick, Media...

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Fairtrade farmers ordered to uproot 1400 olive trees by Israeli Civil Administration

04 May 2012

Fairtrade International has received news that the Israeli Civil Administration has ordered nine Palestinian olive farmers of Deir Istiya, Salfit on the West Bank to uproot 1,400 olive trees in Wadi Qana area by 1 May 2012. An...

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Fairtrade Access Fund To Provide Long-Term Loans To Smallholder Farmers

24 April 2012

Incofin Investment Management, Fairtrade International and Grameen Foundation partner on international investment fund with first US$1.3m (€1m) investment from Starbucks

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Fondo de Acceso Fairtrade facilitará préstamos de largo plazo a Pequeños Productores

24 April 2012

Incofin Investment Management, Fairtrade International y la Grameen Foundation se asocian en un fondo internacional de inversión con un primer monto de US$ 1,3m (€1m) procedente de Starbucks

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