The latest news from Fairtrade Australia New Zealand

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    18 Dec 2016

    FAIRTRADE FEVER HITS KIWI SHOPPERS AND FARMERS ARE THE WINNERS

    New Zealanders and Australians ate almost 45 fully-laden Boeing 787 planes worth of Fairtrade chocolate last year, and washed it down with 37 Olympic swimming pools worth of Fairtrade coffee.

  • Sugarcane farmers in Fiji attend training sessions with Fairtrade
    22 Nov 2016

    Fairtrade Pacific Stakeholders workshop held in Fiji

    More than 114 sugarcane growers learned about gender equality, child protection and good governance at the sixth annual Fairtrade Pacific Stakeholders Workshop. 

  • Cocoa farmer Beatrice Boakye
    18 Nov 2016

    Fairtrade and Cocoa Life partnership gives farmers sweet taste of success

    Fairtrade and Cocoa Life – Cadbury’s sustainable cocoa-sourcing program – have embarked on an expanded partnership after seven years working together to improve the lives of cocoa farmers.

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    15 Nov 2016

    CEO BLog More than the Morning Coffee

    As countries wrap up their meeting in Marrakech to decide on the next steps on climate change, Molly Harriss Olson, CEO of Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand looks at what’s at stake for the millions whose livelihood depend on sustainable coffee.

  • Timor Coffee Mill
    14 Nov 2016

    Timor-Leste Fairtrade Coffee Project

    In September, Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand’s Producer Support Officer, Will Valverde, visited Timor-Leste to train members of a local Fairtrade coffee cooperative on their newly installed wet coffee mill and coffee huller. 

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    13 Oct 2016

    BLOG The Hunger Games: achieving zero hunger requires making trade fair

    To mark World Food Day (October 16) and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (October 17), Molly Harriss Olson, CEO of Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand explores the role of Fairtrade in achieving food security and ending hunger.


  • Picking tea
    10 Oct 2016

    BLOG UN Guiding Principles show us the way to fairer trade!

    In this guest blog, Wilbert Flinterman, Senior Advisor Workers' Rights and Trade Union Relations at ETI member Fairtrade International, reprises a speech he made to the ILO about the importance of making the linkages between the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), corporate social responsibility and Fair Trade in global food and farming supply chains – and how this can benefit workers.


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    03 Oct 2016

    We're workers, not slaves: a Bangladeshi woman’s quest to change the fashion industry

    In the wake of the latest tragic factory incident in Bangladesh, Fairtrade spoke to Nazma Akter, a garment worker about workers’ rights.

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