We were taught to serve, to be workers. Now with Fairtrade, we are entrepreneurs.Martial Quintero, banana producer, Cooperativa de Servicios Multiples Bananera del Atlantico, Panama
News and Features
Article posted: 18 Jan 2021
Fairtrade Premium funds improve the lives and livelihoods of sugar growing communities in Eswatini. From new homes, to wheelbarrows and shoes for children.
Article posted: 15 Jan 2021
We believe trade justice is critical and therefore drive efforts, together with actors across the world, to make it happen. Here are five reasons (among many) why Fairtrade is a global movement for ...
Article posted: 11 Jan 2021
Fairtrade International is pleased to announce two interim leadership appointments ahead of CEO Dario Soto Abril’s departure in February.
Article posted: 8 Jan 2021
With COVID-19, it is tempting to put other critical issues, such as climate change, aside. However, in an effort to drive progress forward, world leaders spoke virtually at the Climate Ambition ...
Article posted: 28 Dec 2020
Young people are the future of agriculture – but hardly any of them want to become farmers. In Thailand, young people from Fairtrade farming families learnt about sustainable agriculture
Article posted: 17 Dec 2020
Latin America was one of the regions hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, but without Fairtrade support it would have been a lot worse, says Basilio Almonte, Cocoa Coordinator at the Latin American ...
Press release posted: 15 Dec 2020
The new Fairtrade Base Wage marks a unique move towards a living wage, benefitting thousands of banana planatation workers.
Article posted: 15 Dec 2020
Along with small-scale farmers the world over, West African cocoa producers were hit by the pandemic. The Fairtrade Relief Fund came at just the right time when the producers needed it most
Article posted: 14 Dec 2020
How willing are consumers to purchase products made in a fair and ethical way? Does that change across countries? These, and many other questions, were explored as part of the Trade Fair Live Fair ...
Article posted: 10 Dec 2020
The study focuses on six Fairtrade coffee cooperatives in Guatemala, Indonesia and Kenya, and how they made progress on inclusion, empowerment and transformative change.
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