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  • Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade seventh edition

    Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade - seventh edition 2015

    Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade seventh edition

    Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade - seventh edition 2015

    This report gives the results of the 2014 monitoring data collection from Fairtrade certified producer organizations. It presents the scope and scale of Fairtrade in 2014, and gives data on key Fairtrade performance indicators—from a producer perspective. The report also captures the results of more detailed research about the impacts of Fairtrade.

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  • Branching out in Malawi report

    Branching out - Fairtrade in Malawi

    Branching out in Malawi report

    Branching out - Fairtrade in Malawi

    2013

    This report highlights the findings from the second phase of a long-term study to understand the difference that Fairtrade’s work makes to farmers and workers in the tea, sugar and groundnuts sectors in Malawi. 

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  • Fairtrade cotton impact report summary and response

    Response to Fairtrade Cotton: Assessing Impact in Mali, Senegal, Cameroon and India

    Fairtrade cotton impact report summary and response

    Response to Fairtrade Cotton impact

    2012

    Summary and management response to an independent impact study on Fairtrade Cotton in Mali, Senegal, Cameroon and India

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  • IDS Fairtrade bananas impact assessment

    Fairtrade Bananas: a Global Assessment of Impact

    IDS Fairtrade bananas impact assessment

    Fairtrade bananas global assessment of impact

    2010

    This report presents the findings of a study commissioned by the UK’s Fairtrade Foundation, to assess the impact Fairtrade has had on banana producers and workers, their organisations and the wider community.

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  • Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade

    Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade

    Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade

    Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade

    This report, now in its Sixth Edition, gives the results of the 2013 monitoring data collection from Fairtrade certified producer organizations. It presents the scope and scale of Fairtrade in 2013, and gives data on key Fairtrade performance indicators—from a producer perspective. The report also captures the results of more detailed research about the impacts of Fairtrade.

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  • IDS Fairtrade bananas impact assessment summary and response

    Response to Fairtrade Bananas: a Global Assessment of Impact

    IDS Fairtrade bananas impact assessment summary and response

    Response to Fairtrade bananas global assessment of impact

    2010

    Summary and Management Response to 'Fairtrade Bananas: a Global Assessment of Impact'

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  • Assessing the benefits of Fairtrade orange juice

    Assessing the benefits of Fairtrade orange juice for Brazilian small farmers

    Assessing the benefits of Fairtrade orange juice

    Assessing the benefits of Fairtrade orange juice for Brazilian small farmers

    2014

    A research report by BSD Consulting of three Fairtrade orange growers’ cooperatives, representing producers in all major orange producing regions of Brazil. The study assessed the social, economic and environmental benefits of Fairtrade for the producers and their workers, their organizations and their community/region.

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  • Assessing the benefits of Fairtrade orange juice response

    Response to Assessing the benefits of Fairtrade orange juice for Brazilian small farmers

    Assessing the benefits of Fairtrade orange juice response

    Assessing the benefits of Fairtrade orange juice for Brazilian small farmers response

    2014

    Assessing the benefits of Fairtrade orange juice for Brazilian small-scale farmers. 

    Response from commissioning agencies Max Havelaar Foundation Netherlands and Max Havelaar Foundation (Switzerland) Utrecht / Basel, October 2014

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  • CODER report

    An Evaluation of Fairtrade Impact on Smallholders and Workers in the Banana Sector in northern Colombia

    CODER report

    Fairtrades impact in Colombian banana sector

    2014

    A study on the impact of Fairtrade certification for banana-growing smallholders and their cooperatives in the Magdalena Department and for hired workers in banana plantations in the Urabá region, in northern Colombia. 

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  • CODER report response

    Response to An Evaluation of Fairtrade Impact on Smallholders and Workers in the Banana Sector in Northern Colombia

    CODER report response

    Fairtrades impact in Colombian banana sector response

    2014

    Summary and Response from the Commissioning Agency Max Havelaar Foundation (the Netherlands) to an Independent Evaluation of Fairtrade Impacts in Certified Banana Cooperatives and Plantations

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  • Taking root Fairtrade in Malawi

    Taking root - Fairtrade in Malawi

    Taking root Fairtrade in Malawi

    Taking root - Fairtrade in Malawi

    2011

    This report highlights the findings from the first phase of a long-term study to understand the difference that Fairtrade’s work makes to farmers and workers in the tea, sugar and groundnuts sectors in Malawi. 

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  • Ecuadorian Flower Plantations report

    Fairtrade impact on worker empowerment in Ecuadorian flower plantations

    Ecuadorian Flower Plantations report

    Fairtrade impact on worker empowerment in Ecuadorian flower plantations

    2014

    This study was commissioned to investigate the ways in which workers on three Fairtrade-certified flower plantations in Ecuador understand and define ‘empowerment’ for themselves, their families, and their co-workers. The study attempts to understand to what extent Fairtrade has promoted these notions of empowerment. 

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  • University of Gottingen report coffee farmers in Uganda

    Food Standards, Certification and Poverty among Coffee Farmers in Uganda

    University of Gottingen report coffee farmers in Uganda

    Food Standards Certification and Poverty among Coffee Farmers in Uganda

    2013

    Georg-August-University of Göttingen analyze and compare impacts of three sustainability oriented standards – Fairtrade, Organic, and UTZ – on the livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers in Uganda.

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  • Ecuadorian Flower Plantations report response

    Response to Fairtrade impact on worker empowerment in Ecuadorian flower plantations

    Ecuadorian Flower Plantations report response

    Response to Fairtrade impact on worker empowerment in Ecuadorian flower plantations

    2014

    Summary and response from the commissioning agencies Fairtrade International and Max Havelaar-Foundation (Switzerland) to an independent impact study on Fairtrade-certified flower plantations

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  • CEval Fairtrade impact study

    Fairtrade's impact on poverty reduction through rural development

    CEval Fairtrade impact study

    Fairtrades impact on poverty reduction through rural development

    2012

    This study illustrates how Fairtrade impacts on poverty reduction through rural development. Based on six case studies of six different producer organisations in South America, Africa and Asia, the study provides useful insights onto the impact of Fairtrade beyond the level of producer organisations.

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  • CEval Fairtrade impact study response

    Response to Fairtrade's impact on poverty reduction through rural development

    CEval Fairtrade impact study response

    Response to Fairtrades impact on poverty reduction through rural development

    2012

    Response from the commissioning agencies TransFair Germany and Max Havelaar Foundation (Switzerland) to an Independent Impact Study on Fairtrade conducted by CEval - Assessing the Impact of Fairtrade on Poverty Reduction through Rural Development 

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  • Fairtrade cotton impact report

    Fairtrade Cotton: Assessing Impact in Mali, Senegal, Cameroon and India

    Fairtrade cotton impact report

    Fairtrade Cotton Impact in Mali Senegal Cameroon and India

    2012

    This study assesses the impact of Fairtrade on cotton producers and their organisations in Mali, Senegal, Cameroon and India and presents the challenges faced by Fairtrade in targeting poor cotton farmers at the very end of a long and complex supply chain.

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