It is part of the standards, that women should be empowered... If a woman is empowered, then the house will also be empowered, economically and socially.Elizabeth Chepkwony, coffee farmer, Kabngetuny cooperative, Kenya
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Article posted: 1 Mar 2021
Whereas climate and the environment might not be the first two things that spring to your mind when it comes to our work, there are several activities we drive globally on these areas in ...
Article posted: 15 Feb 2021
Gender Leadership School graduates train their communities
Article posted: 10 Feb 2021
The study shows that Fairtrade “bolsters the wellbeing and rights of female workers in and beyond the workplace.” But in many cases there is still a long way to go until women are fully empowered.
Article posted: 29 Jan 2021
On 19 January, we gathered different actors across banana supply chains to discuss what are the main challenges and risks producers are facing.
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 ...
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