There’s happiness in the cooperative! Before [Fairtrade] we didn’t earn enough. Now when I get ill the coop looks after me. Before people came, bought our cocoa and we never saw them again.Issouf Traore, cocoa farmer, ECOOKIM - ECOJAD, Côte d'Ivoire
News and Features
Press release posted: 24 Jul 2019
The General Assembly of Fairtrade International has unanimously voted to adopt a new code of ethics and good practice aimed at strengthening and aligning governance, accountability and responsible ...
Article posted: 5 Jul 2019
More than 1,400 small-scale Fairtrade certified cooperatives in 73 countries are celebrating this year’s International Day of Cooperatives around the theme of ‘decent work’. Here's why.
Press release posted: 2 Jul 2019
Fairtrade International, the Inter-American Foundation (IAF), and the Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair Trade Small Producers and Workers (CLAC) announced an innovative partnership today ...
Press release posted: 13 Jun 2019
Fairtrade today welcomed the announcement by the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana to implement a floor price for cocoa of US$2,600 per metric tonne. Farmers in the two countries, which together ...
Article posted: 12 Jun 2019
152 million children are still involved in child labour, despite numerous commitments to end the practice. But there is also progress. Here are four lessons we've learned through our work to end ...
Article posted: 5 Jun 2019
"One key factor that is harming the future of coffee is well within the reach of every coffee drinker – price."
Press release posted: 31 May 2019
The leaders of Colombia and Fairtrade met yesterday [May 30] to discuss ways out of the global coffee price crisis which is driving millions of coffee farmers further into poverty.
Article posted: 23 May 2019
“There was no sense of ‘them and us’. The sessions felt inspiring for everyone – including local workers, their unions, company managers and government representatives.”
Article posted: 22 May 2019
"If we are to protect nature, we have to change the way we farm our land and produce our food."
Article posted: 10 May 2019
More and more of us are expressing our values through our everyday shopping. We increasingly demand more information about what goes into our food and other purchases, where they come from and how ...
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