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
Article posted: 8 Mar 2016
Gender inequality is often seen as a women’s issue. Wrong! Gender is not about women – it’s about power balances between men and women, and relationships which are free from prejudice.
Press release posted: 3 Mar 2016
Fairtrade farmers, workers, traders and supporters who are driving change in their own communities were among those honoured at the second International Fairtrade Awards in Berlin tonight.
Article posted: 3 Mar 2016
The International Fairtrade Awards were celebrated in Berlin on 3 March 2016. For the second time, Fairtrade honoured outstanding farmers, workers, traders and supporters who are driving change in ...
Press release posted: 29 Feb 2016
The extra money paid to farmers and workers who are certified as Fairtrade has risen above the €100 million mark for the first time, according to new figures released today. The Fairtrade Premium, as ...
Article posted: 17 Feb 2016
Fairtrade aims to make important contributions to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Deeper impact, more benefits for smallholders and workers, and greater advocacy role among ambitious ...
Article posted: 27 Jan 2016
At the yearly ‘Goed Geld Gala’ on January 26th, the Dutch Postcode Lottery announced that they will support the Fairtrade Climate Academy, a new program proposed by Max Havelaar (Fairtrade ...
Article posted: 17 Dec 2015
Fairtrade International is proud to be top of the list in Bond and Nido’s Transparency Review 2015 of 48 organizations, together with BBC Media Action and Oxfam.
Article posted: 15 May 2015
Organic banana farmers in Peru are seeing the effect of climate change and beginning the process of adapting with help from Kaufland, a German chain of super markets, and Fairtrade International.
Article posted: 6 Mar 2015
Women in the communities Fairtrade serves often face barriers to participation. A new Fairtrade report highlights how gender equality can benefit not only women, but also the organizations and the ...
Article posted: 28 Jul 2014
Fairtrade International recently passed an independent evaluation against the ISEAL Alliance’s Impacts Code – a framework for building a monitoring and evaluation system that examines both short- and ...
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