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Interim Operations Manager for Fairtrade International USA

14 November 2012

Fairtrade International is happy to announce Enrique Hennings as interim Operations Manager for Fairtrade International USA, the new organization representing the international Fairtrade system in the USA. Enrique will lead the...

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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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Calling all Fair Trade Towns!

17 October 2012

Fair Trade supporters from around the world will gather in Poznań, Poland for the sixth International Fair Trade Towns conference on 10-11 November. Delegates from 23 countries are already confirmed. The Fair Trade Towns...

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World Food Day: Cooperatives are Key to Feeding the World

16 October 2012

It’s World Food Day and this year’s theme makes it clear that small farmers can offer a solution to the world’s biggest food problems. “Agricultural Cooperatives: Key to feeding the world” is the theme for World Food Day 2012,...

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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 International joins 4C Association

17 September 2012

Sustainability is a key word in coffee. Growing demand and increasing impacts of climate change are pushing coffee farmers and businesses around the world to increase productivity and quality, while simultaneously caring for the...

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