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Working for the Common Good

14 May 2014

Fairtrade launches a project to improve the impact of Fairtrade for workers on small farms, and better support the vulnerable farmers who employ them.

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Celebrate World Fair Trade Day!

08 May 2014

This Saturday, 10 May is World Fair Trade Day. All around the world, thousands of people are using this day to call for fairer terms of trade for small farmers and workers. Many different Fair Trade organizations, producers and...

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Fairtrade International and CLAC Workshops with Coffee Producers on Child Labour Prevention

02 May 2014

Fairtrade International and CLAC collaborate in Mexico and in Guatemala and host first joint workshops with coffee producers on Fairtrade’s rights based approach to child labour prevention

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Fairtrade Calls on Fashion Industry to go #insideout on Fashion Revolution Day

23 April 2014

One year after Rana Plaza, Fairtrade joins campaigners and big names in the fashion industry in a global day of action calling for a better deal for the millions of cotton farmers and factory workers whose hard work, low pay and...

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Bananas Lend Stability in Post-Conflict Colombia

17 April 2014

For more than a generation, banana farmers and workers in the regions of Urabá and Magdalena, Colombia, have been seeking one thing: stability. Following the 2006 peace process that brought an end to major conflicts in Colombia,...

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Journey Towards a Living Wage

14 April 2014

A post by Wilbert Flinterman, the Senior Advisor on Workers’ Rights and Trade Union Relations of Fairtrade International. Read more about Fairtrade's perspective on workers' rights here. The topic of living wage has exploded...

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Fairtrade Czech Republic Extends its Activities to Slovakia

02 April 2014

Organization name change to Fairtrade Czech Republic and Slovakia

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