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Kenya Brews Up a Good Cup

06 December 2010

Kenya is following up on the success of South Africa to bring locally-produced goods to the Kenyan marketplace. Two years ago, South Africa began selling Fairtrade certified products in their domestic market. Kenya is the next...

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Fairtrade Appeal on the Eve of Cancun Climate Talks

30 November 2010

Climate change is not fair. In fact, developing countries that have contributed the least to this growing problem are the most affected. Read how climate change is directly affecting Fairtade producers. As the effects of...

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Fairtrade Producers Speak about Climate Change

30 November 2010

While world leaders are meeting at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 16) to discuss global climate change, the rest of the world is dealing with the impact. Following are a few quotes from Fairtrade...

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FLO in India

Read all about it, everywhere

30 November 2010

Fairtrade brings people together through trade. Stories from farmers and workers, consumers and traders are shared around the globe. With the advent of social media and other web tools, the world has become even more...

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Study Singles Out Fairtrade for Focus on People, Premium and More

22 November 2010

In a recently published study, Fairtrade stood out for its people approach and unique financial tools. The report by Netwerk Bewust Verbruiken (NBV), a Belgian consumer interest organization, compares Fairtrade and two other...

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More woes for Haitian Producers

15 November 2010

Anyone who follows the news has heard of the devastating cholera outbreak that is currently spreading across Haiti. This, coupled with Hurricane Tomas which raged across the country one week ago, is causing more pain and...

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Cotton Subsidies Keep West African Farmers Locked in Poverty

15 November 2010

Cotton: the most used natural fibre in the world should be the “white gold” that propels 10 million West African farmers out of poverty. After all, the West African nations of Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali produce the...

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