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Exploring the Link Between Poverty and Trade

31 May 2011

Fairtrade as a Vehicle to Combat Poverty

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Football Fever for Fairtrade Farmers

23 May 2011

It wasn’t quite Wembley or Camp Nou, but for one group of Indian cotton producers it was the biggest soccer event of the year – the final of their Fairtrade Football tournament! Cotton farmers from Pratima Organic Grower Group...

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EP President makes statement on World Fair Trade Day

17 May 2011

Jerzy Buzek, President of the European Parliament, released a statement in honor of World Fair Trade Day expressing support for Fair Trade initiatives. “World Fair Trade Day is a good opportunity for the European Parliament to...

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Revamped Standards Support Producer Development

12 May 2011

Over 18 months ago, Fairtrade International embarked on a process to revisit the framework on which Fairtrade Standards are based. The goal was to make the Fairtrade Standards easier to understand and more adaptable to producers’...

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Renovación de los Criterios Fairtrade

12 May 2011

El nuevo Marco de los Criterios hace que los Criterios de Comercio Justo Fairtrade sean más fáciles de entender y más adaptables a las diferentes situaciones a las que se enfrentan  los productores en diferentes lugares...

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Global Fairtrade Breakfast will ‘Wake up the World’

11 May 2011

Between April 25 and May 29, tens of thousands of people around the world are serving Fairtrade breakfast to their friends, families and co-workers. Organizers report breakfasts in 22 countries so far with still more expected....

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What is Fairtrade Doing about Child Labour?

21 April 2011

Fairtrade prohibits child labour as defined by the International Labour Organization (ILO) minimum age and the worst forms of child labour conventions. No person or product certification system can, however, provide a 100%...

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