The frustration resulting in the crawling pace of Manila traffic was immediately rub out by spending a day catching up with the Philippine WFTO members! This most recent workshop on Wednesday, July 29 brought all of the Fair Trade members of the Philippines together, hosted by CCAP.
The life and works of Antonia Rodriguez Medrano are a powerful metaphor to describe an Agent for Change. WFTO would like to share a brief story of this incredible woman who dedicated much of her life to advancing the conditions of Bolivian indigenous and marginalised populations, historically excluded on all fronts.
A tiny state where conflict is not uncommon, but small as it is, Palestine is home to two great Fair Trade organisations passionate about building peace in Palestine through Fair Trade.
Three months after Nepal was hit by two major earthquakes, WFTO reports about the reconstruction efforts in the country.
Started in 2000, the Fair Trade Towns campaigns have managed to gather more than 1600 cities, which are located mainly in Europe and North America. Latin America and the Caribbean host only two Fair Trade Towns: San Isidro del General in Costa Rica and Pocos de Caldas in Brazil.
240 delegates from 20 countries across the world gathered in Bristol on the 4th and 5th of July for the 9th International Fair Trade Towns Conference.
Delegates from Europe, the Lebanon, Ghana, USA, Colombia and Japan had a chance to listen to the representatives of small producers as well as Fair Trade activists and campaigners.
Since the establishment of Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans (BFTA) in 2009, we have worked to improve the livelihood of Palestinian marginalized producers through Fair Trade. BFTA aims at finding new market outlets to promote and sell artisans products.
Besting 39 other entries, five products emerged as winners of the 8th Mohammed Islam Design Awards.