Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade: Africa and Middle East region - Monitoring report, 11th Edition

Published: 30 Mar 2021


By the end of 2018, there were 596 Fairtrade producer organizations in this region. The number of farmers and workers in the region makes up over 66% of the global total in the Fairtrade system. Producers in the region earned €58 million in Fairtrade Premium in 2018 to spend on projects of their choice. Cocoa, flowers and plants, and coffee are the highest selling Fairtrade products in the region, followed by bananas, cane sugar and tea.