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: 14 Jul 2020
Fairtrade certification has been instrumental in supporting Kenyan flower workers through the COVID-19 crisis. Flower farms have spent more than half a million euros in Fairtrade Premium on food ...
Article posted: 8 Jul 2020
The fight to secure fair incomes for workers and farmers has taken a significant step forward with the development of a new tool to measure how much they need to earn in order to enjoy a decent ...
Article posted: 7 Jul 2020
Think all chocolate is the same? What about all the different sustainability labels you find on supermarket shelves? Think again!
Article posted: 3 Jul 2020
To celebrate International Day of Cooperatives on 4 July, we’re highlighting some of the important ways that cooperatives enable farmers to take more control over their futures. Today, the power of ...
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 ...
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