Are you our next Head of Communications and Brand? Or perhaps you'd like to join Fairtrade as an Evaluation and Learning Manager. We're also looking for a Student Assistant for the Communications and Brand team in Bonn, Germany. Find out more: [ Fairtr.de Link ]
Fairtrade International is delighted to welcome Darío Soto Abril as its next Chief Executive Officer.
"Darío has a long history of working with producers, civil society, governments and business to achieve inclusive economic growth and wellbeing. His experience will strengthen our role as a global movement for change." Read more about Darío here: [ Fairtr.de Link ]
Bijumon Kurian is the president of Manarcadu Social Services Society in the Indian state of Kerala. He won the 2016 Fairtrade Award for ‘Biggest Fairtrade Fan' for his work encouraging producers to deepen their knowledge of Fairtrade Standards. Read more: [ Fairtr.de Link ]
Syanyonja Artisan Miners' Alliance has become the first artisanal small-scale mining cooperative in Africa to become Fairtrade certified, bringing much needed hope to the miners. Find out what this means for them: [ Fairtr.de Link ]
From the Green Revolution to organic farming - In the heart of India, cotton growers have led the way in rejecting harmful chemicals and GM-seeds, working with nature, rather than against it. Read more from Fairtrade Foundation here: [ Fairtr.de Link ]
A group of 925 coffee and cocoa farmers in a remote area of Papua New Guinea have something to celebrate this month. After years of hard work and dedication, Unen Choit Cooperative Society has achieved Fairtrade certification! Fairtrade New Zealand has more here: [ Fairtr.de Link ]
55 percent of Fairtrade farmers and workers in the Asia-Pacific region are in India! Find out more about Fairtrade in the region in this neat summary from our latest Monitoring and Impact report: [ Fairtr.de Link ]
"I strongly believe that I am an empowered woman, a woman who has tried to set an example; I have fought to belong and represent the rights of rural women in public spaces where decision-making takes place."
Fairtrade coffee farmer María Edy Rivera shares her story as we mark the United Nations International Day for Rural Women: [ Fairtr.de Link ]
Have you heard about the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights?
Fairtrade International's Senior Advisor on Workers' Rights and Trade Union Relations discusses how these principles relate to fair trade and why they are important for global food supply chains: [ Fairtr.de Link ]