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Make the Switch - for people and the planet!

Did you know that your morning cup of tea or coffee can change lives every day?

Meet the farmers, from Peru to PNG

Fairtrade is about empowering farmers and workers in developing countries to get a better deal, through fairer prices, decent working conditions and favourable terms of trade.

Worried about wildlife? Sustainable agriculture could be the answer

Earth's species are dying out faster than ever before, according to a new UN report.

Fairtrade is making it easier to invest in supply chains

For coffee and cocoa farmers in Papua New Guinea, getting access to financial support for project development can be a major challenge. To help Fairtrade farmers overcome this obstacle, Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand developed the Co-Investment Fund, to make investment in, and collaboration with, Fairtrade communities easier.

Six reasons to choose Fairtrade coffee

Many of us start the day with a cup of coffee. Ok, maybe more than one.

10 ways Fairtrade helps advance the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations SDG 2019 summit in New York on September 24-25 coincided with the first anniversary of the establishment of the International Fair Trade Charter.

What is Fairtrade? [Here’s everything you need to know]

Supporting Fairtrade, the most widely recognised ethical label in the world, is your way of making a difference in the fight against economic injustice and climate change.

Transforming trade to transforming lives - What does it take?

The Asia Pacific is often called the world’s economic powerhouse, and for good reason. The world’s most rapidly developing region is being transformed by population growth, a rising middle class and an explosion of economic activity. Governments and businesses view it as the global epicentre for development and, let’s be honest, the centre of potential commercial profits. Global management consultant McKinsey has tracked the centre of the world’s economic activity, finding that it is shifting south and east towards Asia at a rate faster than at any time in human history. As we know, trade is a central part of this economic movement and can be a force for good – or not. This explosive economic development comes at a price. An estimated 600 million people in Asia Pacific live in poverty – that’s more than half the world’s poor. More than 490 million are undernourished and another 11.5 million – or 56% of the global total for this metric – are trapped in modern forms of slavery.

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