We were taught to serve, to be workers. Now with Fairtrade, we are entrepreneurs.Martial Quintero, banana producer, Cooperativa de Servicios Multiples Bananera del Atlantico, Panama
Profile posted: 3 Feb 2020
In addition to providing economic and social benefits to their community, COOBANA's farmers are preserving the biodiversity of fragile wetlands through reforestation, education and more.
Profile posted: 18 Oct 2019
See how CONACADO's cocoa farmers confronted the challenges of low productivity with an innovative project of demonstration plots and improved agricultural practices.
Profile posted: 17 Mar 2017
Fairtrade business is booming for Central America’s fruit and vegetable sector – not least among the avocado growers of Mexico’s Michoacan region. And the Mexican Fairtrade farmers who produce the ...
Profile posted: 10 Feb 2017
Coffee cooperative, COCAFCAL is supporting sustainable development for the benefit of over 5,000 people in and around the city of Las Capucas in northwest Honduras.
Profile posted: 16 Mar 2016
Deeply ingrained cultural traditions meant women coffee farmers in rural Aceh, Indonesia, would sit quietly in meetings, keeping their opinions to themselves. Now, having formed their own Fairtrade ...
Profile posted: 15 Dec 2015
Some of the best coffee in the world is grown on the steep wooded slopes of Central Aceh’s highland in Northern Sumatra. The tropical climate, fertile soils and high altitudes of this mountainous ...
Profile posted: 3 Dec 2015
Mulane Jabessa is beaming as she lights her new energy efficient stove, one of 40,000 that are being distributed by Oromia Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Union as part of a project to tackle one of ...
Profile posted: 29 May 2015
CRZC - the Premium Committee of the the Fairtrade certified cooperative Bananeras de Uraba S.A. – are taking it upon themselves to ensure proper management of the premium.
Profile posted: 28 May 2015
For the coffee famers of the Cooperativa de Caficultores de Antioquia in Colombia, planning for the future is a rigorous process of understanding community needs and utilizing democratic principles ...
Profile posted: 24 May 2015
ECOOKIM has been operating under principles of democracy and professionalism.
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