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Congolese Women recognized as Business Partners

03 September 2011

High quality coffee thrives in the climatic and geographical conditions of the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. However, infrastructure and trade have been in decline since the 1960’s, when DRC became...

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Workers rights workshop in East Africa

31 August 2011

Union leaders working on Fairtrade flower farms in East Africa shared valuable information about how to best protect workers’ rights at a workshop held on August 9-10 in Arusha, Tanzania. Fairtrade International and the IUF...

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Co-op speaks on best interests of the child at global conference

25 August 2011

Young lawyers at a global conference in Amsterdam will learn firsthand about best practices for protecting children from exploitative labour from a Fairtrade cooperative, Kuapa Kokoo Farmers' Union of Ghana. Emmanuel K....

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Fairtrade Project on Workers’ Rights

03 August 2011

The Fairtade Standards protect workers’ basic rights according to the International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions. This means bonded and illegal child labour is prohibited, health and safety standards must be...

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Fairtrade products for Fukushima tsunami victims

29 July 2011

“Adversity is the foundation of virtue” (Japanese proverb) The Japanese earthquake and tsunami may have faded from the front pages of newspapers and browsers, but for survivors and citizens in Japan, people like Saguru Matsuki...

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Textile Projects Look for Fairtrade Way Forward

25 July 2011

Update on the Fairtrade textiles project working to build better livelihoods for textile workers

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Working Through Challenges in Coffee

19 July 2011

Bolivian coffee farmers and cooperative managers gathered around wooden tables in the airy building and listened with rapt attention to the trainer. Few of them had extensive experience with the topic at hand – risk management...

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