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Fairtrade Research and Publications

Highlights

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

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

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

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

  • Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade: Coffee – Monitoring report, 10th Edition

  • Fairtrade: Sustainable trade for sustainable development

All Publications

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    A brewing storm: The climate change risks to coffee

    Published: 24 Aug 2016

    Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand commissioned this report by the Climate Institute to better understand the extent to which climate change is impacting coffee production globally. It is hoped that insights gained from this report will lead to greater engagement, from the coffee industry and consumers, with key ...

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    Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade – seventh edition – 2015

    Published: 9 Jun 2016

    This report gives the results of the 2014 monitoring data collection from Fairtrade certified producer organizations. It presents the scope and scale of Fairtrade in 2014, and gives data on key Fairtrade performance indicators – from a producer perspective. The report also captures the results of more detailed research ...

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    Fairtrade and cocoa – 2016

    Published: 30 Apr 2016

    Around 50 million people globally depend on cocoa for their livelihoods, while governments in producing countries rely on earnings from cocoa to finance economic and social development programmes. This briefing from the Fairtrade Foundation offers an overview of the cocoa industry and explains why and how Fairtrade is ...

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    Fairtrade certification in the banana hired labour sector (baseline study)

    Published: 22 Apr 2016

    Fairtrade commissioned independent consultants LEI Wageningen UR to conduct this study to provide baseline data for future impact assessments. The study gathered data on a range of socio-economic indicators to assess the impact of Fairtrade certification on workers in the banana hired labour sector in the Dominican ...

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    Baseline study of Fairtrade Cotton in West Africa

    Published: 6 Apr 2016

    Fairtrade International commissioned Aidenvironment to collect data from farmers and producer organizations in Mali, Burkina Faso and Senegal to measure the impact of Fairtrade on the cotton industry in West Africa. Fairtrade intends to follow this baseline study with an impact evaluation within the next years to measure ...

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    Results of the survey to assess the satisfaction of producer clients with the services of Fairtrade producer support staff (2015)

    Published: 11 Jan 2016

    Fairtrade International regularly surveys Fairtrade certified producers to determine their satisfaction with the services provided by producer support staff. Results from 2015 and 2012 are shared on this page.

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    Fairtrade and the carbon market

    Published: 27 Nov 2015

    Climate change is affecting small-scale farmers and rural communities now. Fairtrade's climate change strategy aims to support producers to adapt to climate change and reduce their carbon emissions, while ensuring technical and financial support without adding extra burden to producers. The Fairtrade Climate Standard aims ...

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    Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade – sixth edition – 2014

    Published: 16 Nov 2015

    This report gives the results of the 2013 monitoring data collection from Fairtrade certified producer organizations. It presents the scope and scale of Fairtrade in 2013, and gives data on key Fairtrade performance indicators – from a producer perspective. The report also captures the results of more detailed research ...

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    Sustainable Development Goals and Fairtrade: The case for partnership

    Published: 31 Oct 2015

    The Sustainable Development Goals were adopted by the UN General Assembly in September 2015. The goals set the ambition of ending poverty “in all its forms, everywhere”, while leaving no-one behind. They represent a powerful opportunity to improve the lives of the 1.3 billion small scale farmers and agricultural workers ...

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    2014-15 annual report: Global change, local leadership

    Published: 3 Sep 2015

    Our 2014-15 annual report was presented as a microsite, and provides an overview of key Fairtrade activities and statistics. Visit the 2014-2015 annual report microsite "Over the past year, we’ve trained and supported thousands of farmers to develop climate adaptation strategies. We have also developed the first ever ...

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