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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
This report examines how fair trade coffee is strengthening the supply chain and providing economic sustainability.
The content is based on
interviews conducted during a field trip by the
Fairtrade Foundation to five Fairtrade certified
coffee organisations in Central America.
The Fairtrade Foundation and Fairtrade International firmly welcome the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, which addresses “‘slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour’ and ‘human trafficking’” in supply chains.
This summary note is intended to explain the main ways in which a Fairtrade commitment enables companies to address and mitigate risks to slavery and human trafficking.
A critical review of initiatives across the cocoa sector that aim to achieve sustainable
livelihoods for cocoa farmers and their communities in West Africa.
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
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.
A report focussing on Fairtrade and gender, examining how can the barriers to women's participation in smallholder agriculture can be removed.
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.