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- Decent work and a decent income. It’s not much to ask, is it? July 5, 2019Members of a cooperative in Belize vote during their general assembly. Image © James. A. Rodriguez More than 1,400 small-scale Fairtrade certified cooperatives in 73 countries are celebrating this year’s International Day of Cooperatives around the theme of ‘decent work’. Here's why.
- There’s only one way out of the global coffee crisis. Pay more. July 3, 2019Image © Sean Hawkey Coffee traders, roasters and retailers must face the fact that not paying a fair price to farmers risks the future economic sustainability of the global coffee business, say the CEOs of the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation and Fairtrade International.
- Fairtrade conference aims for decent incomes and a sustainable future July 2, 2019Bonn – Against the background of a global crisis in cocoa and coffee prices, Fairtrade today brought together producers, businesses, governments and trade justice campaigners to map out a sustainable future for the world’s small-scale farmers and workers. The Fairtrade conference Changing Trade, Changing Lives explored trends in sustainability, supply chains […]
- Decent work and a decent income. It’s not much to ask, is it? July 5, 2019