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: 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 ...
Press release posted: 15 Dec 2020
The new Fairtrade Base Wage marks a unique move towards a living wage, benefitting thousands of banana planatation workers.
Article posted: 15 Dec 2020
Along with small-scale farmers the world over, West African cocoa producers were hit by the pandemic. The Fairtrade Relief Fund came at just the right time when the producers needed it most
Article posted: 14 Dec 2020
How willing are consumers to purchase products made in a fair and ethical way? Does that change across countries? These, and many other questions, were explored as part of the Trade Fair Live Fair ...
Article posted: 10 Dec 2020
The study focuses on six Fairtrade coffee cooperatives in Guatemala, Indonesia and Kenya, and how they made progress on inclusion, empowerment and transformative change.
Article posted: 3 Dec 2020
Fairtrade International is pleased to announce Lynette Thorstensen as the new Chair of the Fairtrade Board.
Article posted: 2 Dec 2020
48 young producers from 22 Fairtrade certified organizations from different provinces in Ecuador are remotely taking part in the climate change leadership school.
Article posted: 30 Nov 2020
Valentine Growers describes itself as “not your typical rose farm.” Producing an astonishing 27 million roses every year, more than 95 percent of the workforce is employed on permanent contracts, ...
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