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The Olympic City becomes a Fair Trade City

17 August 2016

A golden moment for Rio de Janeiro as it becomes a Fair Trade Town during the Olympic Games

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Building Bridges in Lebanon

07 July 2016

Charbel El Fakhri is Chair of Fairtrade Africa and a wine producer in Lebanon. Here he shares his experiences at the 10th International Fair Trade Towns Conference, recently held in Baskinta, Lebanon. Isaac Newton famously said:...

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World Fairtrade Challenge – more than 1.8 million coffee lovers join the world’s largest coffee break

16 May 2016

From New Zealand to Poland, from South Africa to Spain – between 13 and 15 May coffee lovers in 50 countries across the globe got together and drank a staggering total of more than 5.6 million cups of Fairtrade coffee to show...

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Fairtrade Invites Coffee Lovers to Join the First Ever “World Fairtrade Challenge”

11 April 2016

Coffee lovers around the world are being urged to get together to drink a record amount of Fairtrade coffee and show their support for farmers hit by climate change during the World Fairtrade Challenge between May 13 and 15.

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International Fair Trade Towns Website is Live!

21 March 2016

Since the Fair Trade Towns movement began, more than 1,750 towns in 26 countries have taken the pledge to push for a better deal for farmers and workers. A new website will help broaden collaboration and promote the movement...

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Fairtrade Awards - outstanding organizations honoured

03 March 2016

Fairtrade farmers, workers, traders and supporters who are driving change in their own communities were among those honoured at the second International Fairtrade Awards in Berlin tonight.

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Fairtrade Climate Academy Gets Boost from Dutch Postcode Lottery

27 January 2016

At the yearly ‘Goed Geld Gala’ on January 26th, the Dutch Postcode Lottery announced that they will support the Fairtrade Climate Academy, a new program proposed by Max Havelaar (Fairtrade Netherlands), Fairtrade International...

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