The latest news from Fairtrade Australia New Zealand

  • Fairtrade ANZ gender inequality second image
    03 Jun 2016

    Fairtrade ANZ and CARE International join efforts to tackle gender inequality in PNG

    Gender inequality is a major barrier to human development. It is estimated that closing the gender gap in agriculture would reduce the number of undernourished people by 100-150 million, and could increase agricultural output in developing countries by 2.5 to 4 percent. Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand and international development organisation CARE International have joined efforts to unlock the influence of Papua New Guinean female farmers in the economic and social development of their communities.   

  • PNG stakeholders workshop panel
    27 May 2016

    Papua New Guinea ICT Stakeholders Workshop

    Information Communication Technology was the focus of the annual Fairtrade Pacific Stakeholders Workshop in Papua New Guinea.

  • World Fairtrade Challenge
    11 May 2016

    BLOG: Will we still be drinking coffee in 50 years?

    Coffee. The name alone, for us coffee drinkers, brings a perk into our step, the aroma that fills our system a comfort in the early morning hours, the taste providing a languid ease for social occasions.

  • Cotton farmers
    21 Apr 2016

    Who made my clothes? Fairtrade joins the Fashion Revolution

    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.

  • A decade of Fairtrade New Zealand
    21 Mar 2016

    What a difference a decade makes

    Oxfam New Zealand Executive Director Rachael Le Mesurier reflects on how far Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand has come in a decade.

  • Helen Clarke saluting Fairtrade on 10 years in New Zealand
    21 Mar 2016

    Fairtrade at 10

    Fairtrade is celebrating 10 years in New Zealand by educating Kiwis about Fairtrade's impact in the Pacific and around the world.

  • A woman carries a basket of goods
    21 Mar 2016

    Stepping into the limelight: Female cocoa farmers share their experiences

    Strengthening women's place in the communities where Fairtrade works begins with understanding the challenges they face.

    Female members of ECOOKIM, a Fairtrade certified cocoa cooperative in the Ivory Coast, are stepping up to share their stories on film. But in this project, they're not just subjects – they are producing and directing the short films.

  • Fairtrade celebrates the Sign with Mary Easter campaign
    21 Mar 2016

    Support Fairtrade Cocoa Farmers this Easter

    Support Fairtrade cocoa farmers like Mary Appiah this Easter, by buying Fairtrade Certified chocolate eggs, bunnies and bars.

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