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Setting the Fairtrade Minimum price - about more than just keeping the wolf from the door

Tim Aldred, Head of Policy and Research at the Fairtrade Foundation, visited Embracoop, a 70-member co-operative close to Santa Marta on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. Here he explains why farmers need a fair price for their fruit to earn a sustainable living.

Cafedirect: sharing knowledge to inspire change

Cafédirect talk us through their work up close and personal with coffee producers in Peru. Through a new project they are inspiring the production of top quality Fairtrade coffee. 

Changing Gender Inequalities on Kenyan Coffee Farms

A new three-year project aims to empower women coffee farmers in Kenya by making Fairtrade personal and addressing gender inequalities and economic marginalization.

Does competition law serve consumer interest and future food needs

A new report from the Fairtrade Foundation finds that government regulation, which is meant to secure the UK’s food for the future, might just have been lending a helping hand in creating conditions where future prices will go up, and quality will go down.

Why Fairtrade invests in the farmers and workers of tomorrow

When Fairtrade began, more than twenty years ago, we were a response to the scandal of poverty in global supply chains.

Fairtrade projects cope with climate change: from biogas to carbon credits

Zeddy Rotich is a coffee farmer from Kenya. She’s also a mum of two young children and every day, before taking her children to school and going to work in the fields she used to wake up early each morning, walk to the forest and collect firewood. 

Fairtrade brings hope to Uganda's artisanal gold mines

In Uganda communities mining gold are trapped in poverty but now, Fairtrade’s first certified mine in Africa offers a safer, more prosperous future

Good cuppa - 10 facts about Fairtrade tea

Britons drink 876 cups of tea a year! We consider the value of making those 876 cups of tea Fairtrade.