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On the island of Savai’i in the Pacific nation of Samoa, Perise is a respected leader of a coconut producers association – but she defied the odds to get there.
In early June, Fairtrade launched the project “Coffee quality improvement though wet coffee mills” in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Thousands of people across 68 countries will today challenge fashion brands to do better for the farmers and factory workers who make their clothing.
Fairtrade Board Member, Kim McKay AO, shares her reflections on the late Phillip Toyne, AO.
Fairtrade ANZ is pleased to announce that the Vanilla Growers Association of Vava’u have achieved Fairtrade certification.
Dr. Rossitza Krüger, the Textiles Manager at Fairtrade International writes about Fairtrade’s new initiative aims to improve the working conditions, wages and rights of textile workers and farmers at all stages of production.
Encouraging women's involvement in primary production can have massive financial benefit, a new study by the Fairtrade Foundation has found.
Fairtrade brands have once again received top marks when it comes to protecting the rights of farmers and workers, according a new report released today.
A report released this week reinforces the strength of certification systems such as Fairtrade as robust mechanisms to help end exploitation, especially child and forced labour in the chocolate supply chain. Among all certification schemes operating in the cocoa supply chain, the report ‘A Matter of Taste’ scored Fairtrade the highest overall. The report acknowledged the significant impact of certifiers and businesses in addressing critical issues such as unacceptable labour practices of children in the sector. However, we consider that its limited scope, brevity and methodology do not fully reflect the extent of Fairtrade’s work into building a robust, comprehensive and proactive approach to address and prevent child and forced labour, including human trafficking.