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 2022
A new publication unveiled by Fairtrade will help smallholder farmer organizations around the world navigate the complexities of human rights and environmental due diligence (HREDD)
A critical step in the right direction – Fairtrade welcomes launch of Belize national strategy against child labour
Article posted: 28 Jul 2022
A new strategy and policy launched by the Government of Belize to tackle child labour and reduce its incidence by eliminating the worst forms by 2025 has gone into effect this month
Article posted: 19 Jul 2022
What is behind the price of the clothes we buy from fast fashion brands? About 60 million people around the world work in the garment and textile sector, out of which 80% are women. On average they ...
Press release posted: 7 Jul 2022
A new partnership launched by Fairtrade International, Fairtrade Africa, and non-profit organisation Earthworm Foundation will work together to monitor deforestation and assess environmental ...
Article posted: 7 Jul 2022
Think all chocolate is the same? What about all the different sustainability labels you find on supermarket shelves? Think again!
Article posted: 30 Jun 2022
From Kenyan farmers sharing insights on their farms, to discussing the latest trends on transparency and climate, attendees left inspired and with a better understanding of how people across the ...
Fairtrade and UN SDG Action Campaign Join Forces in Mobilizing Millions for the Sustainable Development Goals
Press release posted: 28 Jun 2022
Fairtrade International and the UN SDG Action Campaign have joined to accelerate action towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including a joint call for action on climate justice.
Press release posted: 14 Jun 2022
An innovative partnership between Fairtrade and Farmforce will enable 25 cooperatives to implement an Internal Management System to collect data, improve traceability, and better manage risks.
Article posted: 13 Jun 2022
Launched on 25 May, the Fairtrade Ambassador Programme aims to increase producers’ awareness on advocacy matters, improve their leadership and public speaking skills, as well as train them on ...
Article posted: 12 Jun 2022
On this year’s World Day Against Child Labour, Anita Sheth explains why Fairtrade is calling on everyone to prioritize child rights and get serious about addressing the root causes of child labour.
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