“We try to cope with the effects of climate change, for example, (we) have been receiving training on good agricultural practices, such as intercropping our coffee farms with other crops, which are a source of income and also a source of food. "Zeddy Rotich, member of Kabngetuny Women in Coffee.
News and Features
Press release posted: 8 Feb 2018
Fairtrade International is pleased to welcome John Loughridge as Chief Value Officer. John is the newest member of Fairtrade’s Global Leadership Team.
Article posted: 2 Feb 2018
An interview with Silvia Campos, Global Product Manager for Bananas at Fairtrade International and a member of the Gender Equity Task Force of the World Banana Forum.
Press release posted: 23 Jan 2018
Poinsettias have been a sign of Christmas in many countries for a century or more. Now, these houseplants are also a sign of a new opportunity for workers on young plant farms. Fairtrade ...
Article posted: 12 Jan 2018
Fairtrade is excited to announce two new initiatives that will promote sustainable consumption and production in Europe and Asia.
Article posted: 22 Nov 2017
Fairtrade International has been invited to join the Global Deal – a multi-stakeholder partnership initiated by the Swedish Prime Minister, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the ...
Article posted: 17 Nov 2017
La roya. Leaf rust. Words which strike fear into the hearts of tens of thousands of coffee growers around the world.
Article posted: 16 Nov 2017
His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Luxembourg expressed his continuing support for Fairtrade in a meeting with Fairtrade Global CEO Dario Soto Abril at the COP23 UN Climate Conference in Bonn on 16 ...
Article posted: 13 Nov 2017
It’s a blisteringly hot day at the Machakos Union coffee cooperative, 60 kilometres south of the capital, Nairobi. Despite the heat, more than a hundred coffee farmers – women and men – are sitting ...
Article posted: 7 Nov 2017
When Cyclone Winston drove a destructive path across the Pacific in February 2016, it was just the latest in a series of extreme weather events to hit Fiji. Winston left 44 people dead in its wake ...
Press release posted: 5 Nov 2017
Fairtrade sugar farmers from Fiji, already grappling with the forces of climate change, are urging world leaders at the latest round of UN climate talks to fulfil their commitments on reducing ...
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