Library

Fairtrade Research and Publications

Highlights

  • Fairtrade West Africa Cocoa Programme evaluation

  • Climate Academy Guide - Kenya 2021

  • 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

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    Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade: Cotton - Monitoring report, 10th Edition

    Published: 3 Mar 2020

    Cotton farmers in developing countries wield little power or influence. With high levels of illiteracy and limited land holdings, many cotton farmers live below the poverty line and depend on the middlemen or ginners who buy their cotton, often at prices below the cost of production. Rising costs of production, fluctuating ...

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    Fairtrade Producer Satisfaction Survey

    Published: 17 Jan 2020

    This report summarizes the results of a survey of Fairtrade certified producer organizations about their satisfaction with the support services provided by the three regional Fairtrade producer networks.The Fairtrade producer networks are regional associations that Fairtrade producer organizations may join if they wish. ...

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    Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade: Summary - Monitoring report, 10th Edition

    Published: 10 Jan 2020

    This report includes data on the number of Fairtrade certified organizations, farmers and workers, and Fairtrade Premium earned across all products for the year 2017.

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    Evaluation of Youth Inclusive Community-Based Monitoring and Remediation System on Child Labour (YICBMR) as implemented by Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA)

    Published: 29 Nov 2019

    The purpose of this study was to assess the work undertaken by the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) to establish Fairtrade’s Youth-Inclusive Community-Based Monitoring and Remediation System on Child Labour (YICBMR) to identify and respond to issues concerning child and youth wellbeing, including child labour, ...

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    No climate resilience without trade justice: joint position paper for COP25

    Published: 28 Nov 2019

    This position paper is a joint statement from the global fair trade movement, including Fairtrade International, on the occasion of the COP25 climate summit in Madrid, 2-13 December 2019.The Amazon fires and the social explosions sparked by environmental degradation across the planet, coupled with globe-spanning strikes on ...

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    Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade: Latin America and the Caribbean region - Monitoring report, 10th Edition

    Published: 28 Nov 2019

    Producer organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean make up about half of all Fairtrade certified organizations worldwide: by the end of 2017, there were 803 Fairtrade producer organizations in 22 countries throughout the region. More than 335,000 farmers and workers in the region make up about 20 percent of the ...

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    Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade: Asia and Pacific region - Monitoring report, 10th Edition

    Published: 28 Nov 2019

    By the end of 2017, there were 261 Fairtrade producer organizations in 20 countries throughout the Asia and Pacific region. More than 260,000 farmers and workers in the region make up about 15 percent of the global total in the Fairtrade system. Producers in the region earned €12.5 million in Fairtrade Premium in 2017 to ...

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    2018-19 annual report: Choosing a fairer future through trade

    Published: 15 Nov 2019

    Our annual report for 2018-2019 provides information about Fairtrade's reach and impact, ongoing projects, and future plans."Fairtrade exists to create fairer terms of trade, and put power in the hands of farmers and workers to earn a decent living and make decisions about their future. Progress may seem slow at times, and ...

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    Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade: Africa and Middle East region - Monitoring report, 10th Edition

    Published: 21 Oct 2019

    Producer organizations in Africa and the Middle East make up about a third of all Fairtrade certified organizations worldwide: by the end of 2017, there were 535 Fairtrade producer organizations in 31 countries throughout the region. The number of farmers and workers in the region makes up almost two-thirds of the global ...

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    Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade: Cocoa - Monitoring report, 10th Edition

    Published: 18 Oct 2019

    In 2017, cocoa was the fastest-growing Fairtrade product category with sales jumping by an impressive 57 percent in volume to more than 214,000 metric tonnes (MT). Growth continued in 2018, with a 21 percent increase in volumes sold (to 260,628 MT) and €44 million in Fairtrade Premium paid to certified cocoa ...

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