ABOUT US

Fair Trade is a tangible contribution to the fight against poverty, climate change and global economic crises. The World Bank reports that more than one billion people still live at or below $1.25 a day.1  The World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) believes that trade must benefit the most vulnerable and deliver sustainable livelihoods by developing opportunities especially for small and disadvantaged producers.  Recurring global economic crises and persistent poverty in many countries confirm the demand for a fair and sustainable economy locally and globally. Fair Trade is our response

Read below to learn more about WFTO, how we work, and why we are the largest global network of Fair Trade Organisations in the world.

About WFTO

Goals, Vision and Mission

History of WFTO

What We Do

Structure of WFTO

Annual Reports 

 

 

 

 

_______________________________

1 World Bank Poverty Overview

Latest News


7 March 20017, Culemborg, The Netherlands - The fight for gender equality at workplaces is far from over. The recent reports by UN Women show that women in economic activities continue to suffer various forms of discrimination and unequal treatment. They also highlight that their labour force participation has stagnated[1]. This reality has mobilised the Fair Trade movement to a renewed call to action to fight, harder this time, for the rights of women, especially those engaged in economic activities.