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  • Cocoa farmers

    Cheap cocoa is costing farmers dear

    15 October 2018 by Darío Soto-Abril, Global CEO, Fairtrade International

    Shock, frustration and anger. Those were my feelings after seeing a Fairtrade study in Côte d’Ivoire showing that only 12% of cocoa households earn a living income. 

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  • Photo by Ian Berry

    When football unites the world everyone wins

    10 July 2018 by Will Thacker

    Every four years, billions of people around the globe contract a strange, temporary condition; symptoms include hope and heartache, delirium and despair, and in some cases, an unhealthy obsession with wall charts and miniature flags.

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  • Farmers in Peru

    8 ways Fairtrade farmers protect the environment

    5 June 2018 by Heather Nicholson

    Farmers say climate change is one of the number one threats they face. Millions of farmers around the world who rely on agriculture for their livelihoods are among the worst affected.

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  • Divine Chocolate's Empowering Women Bar

    Divine Women

    11 May 2018 by Fairtrade Foundation

    2018 has seen the return of Divine Chocolate’s Empowering Women bar. Find out how this bar of chocolate helps women cocoa growers in Ghana.

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  • Zongo supplies Fairtrade shea nuts for a women-led cooperative in West Africa

    The ‘Shea’ Strength of Women’s Union

    9 May 2018 by Shared Interest

    Shared Interest lends money on fair terms, investing not to make people rich but to enrich the lives of others. Find out how they are making a difference to a women-led shea butter co-operative in West Africa.

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  • Oil palm fruit

    Avoid at all costs? Why sustainable palm oil from Ghana and Ecuador is the future

    8 May 2018 by Traidcraft

    At 66 million tons annually, palm oil is the most commonly produced vegetable oil and can be found in almost half of our everyday purchases. 

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  • Tea - Traidcraft tea farmer plucking tea

    Meet the people behind your brew

    20 April 2018 by Traidcraft

    Let’s raise our teacups to celebrate all the growers around the world who plant, nurture, pick, and process our favourite cuppa!

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  • Rosemary Achieng a Fairtrade Flower Farmer from Kenya

    Meet Fairtrade flower farmer Rosemary Achieng

    8 March 2018 by Fairtrade International

    Rosemary Achieng a Fairtrade flower farmer from Kenya talks about how the Gender Committee has changed her life.

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  • Bertha Lopez (left) from the Danilo Gonzalez coop in La Reyna, takes part in a Fairtrade coop meeting at CECOCAFEN

    Six ways Fairtrade is empowering women

    7 March 2018 by Fairtrade International

    At Fairtrade, we continue to promote gender equality in sectors that have long been male dominated. In celebration of International Women’s Day, here are six ways Fairtrade is pressing for progress and empowering women:

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  • Worker at Panda Flowers, Kenya

    How Fairtrade and producers are tackling challenges together

    7 February 2018 by Will Thacker

    The challenges facing farmers and workers are painfully real, and the solutions require a long-term commitment, strong standards, a dedicated support network and a passion for justice. On all fronts, Fairtrade is up for the fight.

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