1 October 2015 (Culemborg) - Fair Trade breaks the chain of poverty. Fair traders around the world, together with small producers and backed by consumers, are breaking the chains of poverty.
From 11 to 17 of October 2015, WFTO will observe Anti-Poverty Week, which will culminate on the 17th which is also the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. On this occasion, we share this interview with Andrea Fütterer, Head of Policy Department of GEPA Fair Trade Company.
Poverty eradication in Kenya has always been a challenge. With 42% of the population living in extreme poverty, the size seems overwhelming to imagine .
25 September 2015 (Brussels) – The Fair Trade Advocacy Office (FTAO) welcomes the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and encourages governments to partner up with the Fair Trade movement for the implementation phase.
Want to learn more about who and what is behind our clothes?
Come to our event organised on the 14th of October 2015 in Brussels during the Belgian Fair Trade Week!
The handicrafts sector has a rich and diverse meaning for the world. It comprises centuries-old traditions with production techniques passed down from one generation to the other, gathering people who have a unique talent and passion for handmade work.
When we look at the WFTO family today we are proud to see some of the most inspirational Fair Trade organisations in the world, led by people who have proven themselves as Agents for Change. One of these Agents for Change is the founder of Cards from Africa – Chris Page.
Chilean WFTO member Comparte is the recipient of 2015 Social Innovation award for their work in rescuing traditional Chilean crafts, and empowering small artisans under Fair Trade terms.
From 15 to 19 August, members of the World Fair Trade Organization and Fair Trade Federation (FTF), our North American Fair Trade network, will be participating at NY NOW with lots of new and exciting Fair Trade products. NY NOW is one of North America’s biggest trade fair shows.