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Fairtrade International and the International Trade Centre Expand their Cooperation

13 April 2017

Fairtrade International and the International Trade Centre (ITC) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding aimed at improving the livelihoods of small farmers and promoting income diversification.

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Fairtrade Farmers and Workers continue to benefit from Growing Sales and Increased Fairtrade Premium Investments

11 April 2017

This week saw the official launch of the 8th edition of the Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade report by Fairtrade International, covering data from 2014-2015.

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Cocoa Life Sustainability Programme Expands to Cover Cadbury Chocolate Through New Partnership With Fairtrade

17 November 2016

Cadbury and Fairtrade announce a new global partnership between Cocoa Life and Fairtrade to support the roll out of Cocoa Life to Cadbury brands, driving greater scale and impact for cocoa farmers and their communities.

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Boost for Cocoa and Sugar Farmers as Ferrero Increases its Fairtrade Commitment

08 June 2016

Italian confectionery company Ferrero will double the amount of cocoa it purchases from Fairtrade farmers – to 40,000 metric tonnes over the next three years. Ferrero also announced a new collaboration with Fairtrade on cane...

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Fairtrade Announces New Global Cocoa Director

06 April 2016

Fairtrade International is pleased to welcome Marina Vanin, who takes up the new role of Global Cocoa Category Director.

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Raising the Voices of Rural Women

15 October 2015

An opinion piece by Tsitsi Choruma, Senior Advisor, Gender at Fairtrade International. Growing up in urban Zimbabwe, I spent a lot of time with my aunts in their villages and at our rural ancestral home. As a child, I viewed...

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Children’s Involvement in West African Cocoa Production: Supporting Farmer Organizations to Lead

04 August 2015

The 2013/2014 Survey Research on Child Labour in West African Cocoa-Growing Areas released last week by the Tulane University shows that child labour in cocoa production is on the rise in West Africa. According to the new...

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