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: 3 Aug 2018
Grassroots research by young people from a Fairtrade sugar producer organization in Belize has given unique insights into the experience of young cane cutters in the Central American country and ...
From child labor to the future of food: the voices of young people change agriculture for the better
Article posted: 12 Jun 2018
"On World Day Against Child Labor, we’d do well to listen carefully to the voices of young people who hold the future of the world’s food in their hands".
Press release posted: 15 May 2018
From 11 to 13 May people in 36 countries gathered to support farmers and workers in their fight for a better deal.
'A fairer share': strengthening workers' voices through Fairtrade, the labour movement and socially engaged companies
Article posted: 30 Apr 2018
On International Workers' Day, we celebrate the power that a unified workers' voice can have to drive social change. This is the story of how an engaged Fairtrade business partner and allies in the ...
Article posted: 23 Apr 2018
Recent reports are putting a spotlight on cocoa farmers’ struggles as the global cocoa price has fallen. Sustainability commitments are making a difference, but may not go far enough. Fairtrade will ...
Article posted: 9 Apr 2018
"Despite the numerous efforts of the industry and other actors to make cocoa more sustainable, gains in productivity have been offset by lower farmgate prices, minimizing the net benefits for ...
Press release posted: 4 Apr 2018
From 11-13 May 2018, everyone is invited to join Fairtrade farmers, workers and supporters across the globe to make the case for more trade justice.
Article posted: 8 Mar 2018
The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #PressForProgress – encompassing everything from the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement confronting entrenched sexism and abuse, to the long march ...
Article posted: 21 Feb 2018
The Fairtrade Global Coffee Team just returned from the African Fine Coffees Association Conference in Kampala, Uganda. The topic of quality was high on the agenda of this year’s conference. At the ...
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.
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