Fairtrade has changed [conditions] a lot... women and men now have the same rights. There are regular working hours, fixed leave days, and significantly improved safety regulations.Rosemary Achieng, supervisor, Panda Flowers Farm, Kenya
News and Features
Article posted: 1 Jul 2020
Red Ecolsierra draws on its collective resources to adapt to a global market affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
Article posted: 24 Jun 2020
Fairtrade has been following the events of the last few weeks with concern and introspection.
Article posted: 16 Jun 2020
A recent living wage study found that, thanks to healthy industrial relations, many Fairtrade banana workers in Colombia are already earning a living wage.
Article posted: 12 Jun 2020
On World Day against Child Labour, we highlight the risks that the COVID-19 crisis poses to children’s well-being and four ways Fairtrade is responding.
We all have a role to play: Coffee farmers in Kenya moving towards environmentally friendly energy sources
Article posted: 5 Jun 2020
On World Environment Day we share the story of how coffee farmers are opting for environmentally friendly energy sources
Press release posted: 3 Jun 2020
Fairtrade International today released results on the first few years of the West Africa Cocoa Programme, which aims to strengthen Fairtrade cocoa cooperatives as business partners and improve ...
Article posted: 25 May 2020
Flower Producer Oserian begins manufacturing masks to support its workers and community.
Press release posted: 20 May 2020
In a move to deepen benefits for farmers, Fairtrade International has announced a new requirement for cooperatives and traders applying for cocoa or coffee certification, taking effect 1 June 2020.
Article posted: 18 May 2020
A Fairtrade certified cooperative is embarking on a new business venture: a processing plant for semi-finished cocoa products.
Fairtrade International signs the UNECE Declaration for Gender Responsive Standards and Standards Development
Article posted: 14 May 2020
Fairtrade International pledges to further ensure gender responsiveness across their standards, underscoring their commitment to empowering women farmers and workers, and helping advance SDG 5 Gender ...
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