“Now with Fairtrade we have been able to take courses, educate the women. We have a group of women farming entrepreneurs with the help of Fairtrade. Women workers have also had business training and created a group of women entrepreneurs.”Yadira Orozco, member of the Asobanar Cooperative
News and Features
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 ...
Article posted: 11 Jun 2014
The ILO estimates there are 168 million children still working across the globe. On World Day Against Child Labour we realize that while worldwide condemnation of child labour and standards ...
Press release posted: 10 Jun 2013
In a ground-breaking move, producers of tea, coffee, bananas and other goods will have half the votes at Fairtrade International’s annual General Assembly in Germany on Wednesday, 12 June 2013.
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