"Fairtrade Premium encourages us, as women cocoa farmers, to be able to achieve certain things. We know that with Fairtrade there is a Premium waiting for us, and for each woman, you can do what is in your heart."Rosine Bekoin, member of the CAYAT co-operative
News and Features
Fairtrade growth in 2021 and producer perspectives are highlighted in 14th edition of monitoring reports
Press release posted: 25 May 2023
The fourteenth edition of the reports highlight a full set of data including details of producer organisations and their farmer members and employees, hectares under Fairtrade certified cultivation, ...
HREDD How To: Fairtrade releases guides for traders and plantations
Article posted: 16 May 2023
The new publications offer tailored guidance on human rights and environmental due diligence for different types of companies.
How do you make a living when costs skyrocket but wages stay the same?
Article posted: 1 May 2023
With no end in sight to the cost of living crisis, workers need a living wage more than ever. This International Workers’ Day, we shine a spotlight on the challenges facing workers, ways Fairtrade ...
Fairtrade Increases Coffee Minimum Price As Farmers Face Mounting Economic and Climate Pressures
Press release posted: 30 Mar 2023
Fairtrade will raise its Minimum Price for coffee in an effort to strengthen protections for coffee farmers around the world amid the intensifying impacts of climate change and growing global ...
The women who make our clothes are invisible. It’s time to change that.
Article posted: 8 Mar 2023
Fashion is a 1.53 trillion dollar industry, yet the people who make our clothes – overwhelmingly women – live in poverty.
Fairtrade on BBC One Panorama’s Sex for Work Broadcast
Article posted: 20 Feb 2023
A Panorama investigative report titled Sex for Work: The True Cost of Our Tea has aired on BBC One alleging gross sexual misconduct and gender-based violence (GBV) on Kenyan tea plantations.
Fairtrade and International Trade Centre Accelerate on Agenda 2030 with Enhanced Sustainability Partnership
Press release posted: 20 Feb 2023
In Geneva, the two organisations signed a new agreement aimed at boosting climate adaptation and gender empowerment efforts among smallholder farmers and enabling them to access new markets.
What’s the future of coffee? A living income for farmers.
Article posted: 17 Feb 2023
Any conversation about the future of the world’s most popular drink has to start with a basic premise: coffee farmers must be able to earn a living income.
February becomes Fairbruary!
Article posted: 15 Feb 2023
Fairtrade challenges everyone to make February the fairest month of the year.
New study details ‘positive’ impacts of Fairtrade on flower workers
Article posted: 13 Feb 2023
Fairtrade flowers workers in East Africa experience higher wages, better working conditions, and greater engagement in workers’ rights issues and gender equity than their non-Fairtrade certified ...
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