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Fairtrade partners with innovative new multi-stakeholder initiative to provide market access for tens of thousands of West African small-scale Fairtrade organic farming families.
Fairtrade welcomes Mars’ ambition to increase their efforts in tackling the issues endemic in global cocoa production by placing the farmer at the heart of their new $1bn “Cocoa for Generations” plan.
Updated 5 November 2018: The Board of Traidcraft has accepted a plan for a slimmed-down Traidcraft with fair trade, community buying, transparency and market disruption at its heart.
When Mondelez and Fairtrade agreed on a partnership part of the arrangement was to provide regular annual updates on progress towards the shared goals of Cocoa Life.
Fairtrade and ethical food pioneer and advisor Simon Wright of OF+ Consulting has been announced as the latest Trustee to join the Fairtrade Foundation’s Board.
Competition Law is undermining the UK business efforts to work together to end poverty in some of the world’s poorest countries, according to new research from the Fairtrade Foundation.
Former Trade Minister and Managing Director of Waitrose Lord Mark Price has been announced as the new Chair of Fairtrade Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
Fairtrade organisations across the Commonwealth have come to together to call on heads of government to prioritise fair trade.
Helen Dennis, Policy and Advocacy Manager, The Fairtrade Foundation, said: “We welcome the announcement from the UK Prime Minister of investment in a new initiative to support women entrepreneurs.
Find answers to some of the questions that are frequently asked about Fairtrade.
Ever wondered how many farmers and workers are involved with Fairtrade? Or how the Fairtrade Premium is used? Here's a snapshot from our latest data.
Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. By requiring companies to pay sustainable prices (which must never fall lower than the market price), Fairtrade addresses the injustices of conventional trade, which traditionally discriminates against the poorest, weakest producers. It enables them to improve their position and have more control over their lives.
With Fairtrade you have the power to change the world every day. With simple shopping choices you can get farmers a better deal. And that means they can make their own decisions, control their future and lead the dignified life everyone deserves.