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The real hunger games - to achieve zero hunger we have to make trade fair

What is the role of Fairtrade in ending hunger and achieving food security? Molly Harriss Olson, CEO of Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand shares her thoughts…

Six ways farmer ownership is changing cocoa grower's lives

It’s National Chocolate Week, a celebration of fine quality chocolate in the UK. It’s the perfect time to savour delicious Fairtrade chocolate and discover new flavours to cherish.

Good morning Cote D’Ivoire

Visiting Fairtrade certified co-operatives is one of the most tangible ways to connect with farmers and see first-hand the impact of Fairtrade. Visiting farmers can also provide invaluable insights into what our future work will look like. Justin Avern, Head of Media at the Fairtrade Foundation, reflects on his first visit to Fairtrade cocoa co-operatives in Cote D’Ivoire.

We need to scale up climate adaptation programmes

Farming communities, especially in developing nations, are increasingly feeling the brunt of climate change. Indeed, latest data suggests that 2015 was the warmest on record. Catalina Jaramillo, climate officer from CLAC, Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair Trade Small Producers, reflects on the UN climate change talks in Paris he attended, as part of the Fairtrade International delegation. 

A little less conversation, a little more action please

2015 was a year of sustainable development, with the UN approving the long-awaited Global Goals to guide national and global policies for the next fifteen years. On the eve of 2016, Fairtrade reflects on what the new Goals could mean and proposes a few resolutions for governments and companies.

What if commonwealth leaders and businesses got behind Fairtrade

The Commonwealth has largely dropped out of our collective consciousness as a body of influence and prestige, with many regarding it as historically compromised or associated with a contested vision of post-Brexit ‘Global Britain’.

Six ways Fairtrade is empowering women

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:

Meet Fairtrade flower farmer Rosemary Achieng

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

8 Fairtrade Easter Eggs to Bring Hope to Many

Easter means different things to different people – new life, hope, love and family – but one thing’s certain, by choosing Fairtrade chocolate this Easter you know you can help support farmers and workers around the world by sharing that hope and love a little bit further.