Fairtrade Research and Publications


  • Supporting Fairtrade Farmers and Workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic - 2021 Survey results

  • Fairtrade position and recommendations on deforestation regulation

  • Cocoa farmer income: The household income of Fairtrade cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire and strategies for improvement

  • How does Fairtrade mitigate violations in global supply chains?

  • Women's access, equity and empowerment: Progress and uptake of the Fairtrade gender strategy

All Publications

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    The benefits of Fairtrade: A monitoring and evaluation report of Fairtrade certified producer organisations for 2007

    Published: 7 Feb 2010

    As the volume and value of Fairtrade sales grows across the world there is an increasing need to measure and demonstrate the impact of Fairtrade on farmers and workers, their families as well as the wider community. It is crucial for the Fairtrade system to know to what extent these objectives are being achieved. To gain a ...

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    Fact sheet: Fairtrade fights child labour

    Published: 30 Sep 2009

    An overview on how Fairtrade is tackling the root causes of child labour.

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    The last ten years: A comprehensive review of the literature on the impact of Fairtrade

    Published: 30 Sep 2009

    Fairtrade sales have increased dramatically over the past years. In line with this growth there is increasing demand to measure and demonstrate the difference that Fairtrade has for producers, workers and their families. This paper is a review of the published literature on Fairtrade’s impact, commissioned by the ...

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    2008-09 annual report: Fairtrade leading the way

    Published: 3 Jul 2009

    Welcome to our 2008-09 annual report in which we highlight the progress we have made to strengthen the position of producers in this most challenging environment, and to adapt Fairtrade to the global market in which we now operate. 2008 was a year like no other and it is to be hoped that we will never see another like it ...

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    The impact of Fairtrade labelling on small-scale producers: Conclusions of the first studies

    Published: 30 Apr 2009

    This 2009 report outlines the findings of studies on Fairtrade's impact on small producer organizations. The six case studies chronicle how Fairtrade supports development. The research includes cocoa, coffee, banana and mango producers from different countries in Latin America.

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    2007-08 annual report: An inspiration for change

    Published: 10 Nov 2008

    In this report we outline how Fairtrade works, our achievements in 2007 and our direction for the future. Inspiring achievements of 2007: Global sales increase by 47 percentFirst South to South Fairtrade productsAgreements are made to increase Fairtrade Minimum Prices for coffee Introduction of Fairtrade Minimum Prices ...

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    2006-07 annual report: Shaping global partnerships

    Published: 8 Aug 2007

    Our annual report for 2006-07 provides an overview of key Fairtrade activities and statistics. "It is just ten years since Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) was created in April 1997. The 14 National Labelling Initiatives, which were at that time operating independently in their respective markets, came ...

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    Buy fair: A guide to the public purchasing of Fair Trade products

    Published: 3 Nov 2006

    This leaflet is meant to provide clear and simple advice for public authorities wishing to purchase Fair Trade products. The guide includes the following: An introduction to Fair TradeAdvice on minimising legal uncertainties in procurementActual text that can be used directly in public tendersSuggestions for other ...

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    2005-06 annual report: Building trust

    Published: 13 Jul 2006

    Our annual report for 2005-06 provides an overview of key Fairtrade activities and statistics. "This is exactly what Fair Trade has been trying to convey: that the best way to give small-scale producers in developing countries a real opportunity towards a better life is to give them a fair chance to produce and market ...

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    2004-05 annual report: Delivering opportunities

    Published: 30 Jun 2006

    Our annual report for 2004-05 provides an overview of key Fairtrade activities and statistics. "FLO and its member national Fairtrade labelling organizations participate in trade justice campaigning, parallel to bringing more focus to their activities by making the empowerment and development of disadvantaged producers and ...

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