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02/12/2016 - 14:10

WELCOME TO THE LABEL FOR GENUINE FAIR TRADERS:

WORLD FAIR TRADE ORGANIZATION LAUNCHES THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL GUARANTEE LABEL FOR FAIR TRADE 

01/19/2016 - 16:20

A milestone in the Fair Trade movement is set to be unveiled to the world in February 2016. WFTO will present a Fair Trade Label for organisational excellence to the press and public at the Ambiente Trade Show in Frankfurt, Germany, on 13 February 2016. 

12/10/2015 - 10:28

A solidarity campaign by Fair Trade Forum - India

11/30/2015 - 11:33

Fair Trade Organisations have been working for several decades (namely) to protect the planet and reduce their own impact on the environment (see Fair Trade Principle Ten on Respect for the Environment’

11/19/2015 - 17:52

Puducherry and Auroville join hands to become the First Fair Trade Twin Towns in the world.

10/29/2015 - 13:35

When we think of climate change and global warming, visions of coal-fired power plants and solar panels come to mind. Policy discussions and personal action usually revolve around hybrid cars, energy-efficient homes and debates about the latest technological solutions. However, the global agriculture system is at the heart of both the problem and the solution.

10/29/2015 - 13:13

You probably heard people talk about climate change in the news, blogs and social media, and perhaps your friends and family mentioned it several times, too. But have you ever thought about how it directly affects you? Most likely, your life is not at all affected by climate change, or it could be that you don’t perceive its effects in your everyday routine. But climate change is real.

10/16/2015 - 15:07

When I first came to the Philippines in 1969 as a Columban missionary from Ireland I felt welcomed and accepted by the Filipino people. They are an intelligent, friendly and a proud people that suffer poverty today as a consequence of conquest by colonial powers that subjugated them politically and economically.

10/15/2015 - 09:45

14 October 2015 (Brussels) – The European Commission has published today the new EU Trade and Investment Strategy. The EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström has unveiled a series of new initiatives to support uptake of Fair Trade at a Fair Trade breakfast that has taken place earlier in the day at the European Parliament.