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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 futures and lead the dignified life everyone deserves.

  • Banana farmer harvesting his crop

    What Fairtrade does

    Fairtrade is a simple way to make a difference to the lives of the people who grow the things we love. We do this by changing the way trade works through better prices, decent working conditions and a fair deal for farmers and workers in developing countries.

  • 25 percent of all farmers and workers are women

    Facts and figures 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. 

  • Map of Fairtrade farmer and workers

    Where Fairtrade works

    There are over 1.65 million farmers and workers in 1,226 producer organisations across the Fairtrade system. Use the map below to explore case studies of producer organisations and individual workers in 74 countries across four continents.

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    Who we are

    Fairtrade is a global movement with a strong and active presence in the UK, represented by the Fairtrade Foundation.

  • Evidence of impact at Satemwa tea estates

    The impact of our work

    We support small scale farmers and workers who are marginalised from trade in a variety of ways and carefully monitor the impact of Fairtrade on these communities.


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    Fairtrade and sustainability

    Why does Fairtrade mean sustainable trade?

  • Got a question? Read our FAQs

    Frequently asked questions about Fairtrade

    Find answers to some of the questions that are frequently asked about Fairtrade.

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    Policy briefings and reports

    We work with government, parliament, business, civil society and other stakeholders to advocate for policies that will make trade fair.

  • Annual and social impact reports

    Social and annual reports

    Find out how we've been doing - read our social and annual reports here.

  • Work for us

    Work for us

    People are at the heart of what’s important at Fairtrade. ‘Our people’ enable us to deliver more impact where it matters.