Does Fair Trade make a difference?
Just What is Fair Trade Anyway? Most people do know that fair trade is ‘good’. They are also fairly sure that by purchasing fair trade goods they are doing something good for others. But that’s about as far as their understanding of fair trade goes. So, if you really...read more
Examining the Impact of Fair Trade on Poor Countries The usual understanding of fair trade is that it is a system that will aid the growth of developing countries, empowering its producers to grow their businesses and pass that success onto their communities. However,...read more
Fair Trade Certification Problems & Challenges An official fair trade certification gives a small farmer or producer something potentially extremely valuable; the chance to sell their products in new, far larger and more lucrative markets, markets all over the...read more
Disadvantages of Fair Trade Many groups are always talking about the advantages but only a few out there who actually admit that there are also disadvantages of fair trade. Their claims actually have merit given that it is rare for something to have purely positive...read more