It is part of the standards, that women should be empowered... If a woman is empowered, then the house will also be empowered, economically and socially.Elizabeth Chepkwony, coffee farmer, Kabngetuny cooperative, Kenya
News and Features
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 ...
Article posted: 25 May 2020
Flower Producer Oserian begins manufacturing masks to support its workers and community.
Press release posted: 20 May 2020
In a move to deepen benefits for farmers, Fairtrade International has announced a new requirement for cooperatives and traders applying for cocoa or coffee certification, taking effect 1 June 2020.
Article posted: 18 May 2020
A Fairtrade certified cooperative is embarking on a new business venture: a processing plant for semi-finished cocoa products.
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