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Fairtrade and the Sustainable Development Goals

The SDGs are expected to be signed up to and endorsed by the UN and member countries in September this year and lay out an aspirational and universal agenda to eradicate poverty once and for all. But can they really do this when the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) preceding them left altogether unequal progress (especially for Sub-Saharan Africa as you can see from the graphs above)?

Navigating the stormy seas of sugar

Gilbert Ramirez, a Fairtrade sugar cane and coffee farmer from Coope Agri, reflects on the Sustainable Sugar Forum run by Business Innovations that took place earlier this month.

Transforming the lives of cotton farmers

Global Fairtrade cotton figures are up 28% year-on-year and the new Fairtrade Cotton Sourcing Program is making it easier for companies to benefit.

Doing Good and Doing Better

Ahead of the release of a new book arguing that trickle down economics are the 'only' way to solve poverty, Barbara Crowther tackles some common Fairtrade misconceptions.

Tracking Fairtrade Cocoa

The Fairtrade Foundation was pleased to be able to take part in an item broadcast by BBC Watchdog on Wednesday, 10 October to explain the way we track cocoa from Fairtrade farmers.

Cadbury Dairy Milk commits to going Fairtrade

Read the latest on the global partnership between Cocoa Life and Fairtrade Cadbury and the Fairtrade Foundation today announced plans to achieve Fairtrade certification for Cadbury Dairy Milk, the nation’s top selling chocolate bar, by end of Summer 2009.

Starbucks Serves up its First Fairtrade Lattes and Cappuccinos Across the UK and Ireland

Fairtrade Certified coffee market set to increase by 18% in the UK & Ireland. Tens of thousands of coffee farmers to benefit.

Brexit

New figures show Brexit could make or break farmers from some of the poorest countries by creating fairer trade or it could result in at least £1 billion in extra taxes, warned the Fairtrade Foundation and Traidcraft.

APPG event

On Tuesday 28th February, 45 MPs took part in a Fairtrade Break in Parliament being held to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight, which is asking consumers to think about the farmers and workers in poor countries behind some of the UK’s favourite, every day grocery items.