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  • Tea farmer from the Small Organic Farmers' Assosciation, Sri Lanka, picking tea

    5 ways Fairtrade farmers help protect flora and fauna

    21 May 2020 by Heather Nicholson

    Tackling climate change is at the heart of the fair trade movement, as it threatens the livelihoods of those we are working to protect. 

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    Best of Fairtrade 2019

    18 December 2019 by Heather Nicholson

    As 2019 winds to a close, we take a look back at some of our most popular blogs from the year.

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    What did 2019 bring cocoa farmers in their stockings

    16 December 2019 by David Taylor, Policy Manager at Fairtrade Foundation

    This Christmas, many of us will empty our stockings or check under the tree for the greatest of treats – chocolate.

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    Anything but 'plain': Exploring sustainable vanilla prices to achieve a living income for farmers

    12 November 2019 by Carla Veldhuyzen van Zanten, Senior Advisor Sustainable Livelihoods

    Natural vanilla has drawn attention in recent years due to its soaring price, rivalling even silver in 2017. While that might on the surface seem like a good thing for vanilla farmers, the instability of the market for the world’s second most expensive spice (after saffron) does much more harm than good.

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    10 ways Fairtrade helps advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    24 October 2019 by Kelly Hawrylyshyn, Senior Advisor Global Resource Mobilization, Fairtrade International

    Here are ten ways Fairtrade contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

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    25 Years of Fairtrade Impact

    4 October 2019 by Justin Avern

    Fairtrade is celebrating 25 years of Fairtrade products in the UK. But what impact has this had on the lives of farming communities around the word?

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    25 Facts about Fairtrade

    2 October 2019 by Katy O'Brien

    As we celebrate 25 years of Fairtrade products in the UK, and 25 years of positive impact for farming communities around the world, we share 25 facts about Fairtrade that you may not know.

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    What are the Fairtrade Standards?

    15 August 2019 by Stefan Donnelly

    When you buy a Fairtrade product, you expect the farmers and workers who produced it to have received a fair price. But did you know about the list of requirements, called the Fairtrade Standards, covering workers’ rights, environmental protection, gender and transparency, that also have to be met?

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    Top 10 Facts about Fairtrade gold

    17 July 2019 by David Finlay

    Across cultures and throughout history, people have coveted gold, using the precious metal for jewellery, money and technology. How much do you know about gold mining and its star-spangled origins?

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    Worried about wildlife? Sustainable agriculture could be the answer.

    22 May 2019 by Marika McAlevey, Fairtrade Sweden

    Earth's species are dying out faster than ever before, according to a new UN report. It’s clearly a global crisis - but it also directly affects us in our own local environment. We have to find a way to halt this catastrophic crisis in nature, and sustainable agriculture could provide the answer.

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