Find out more about Fair Trade

Does Fair Trade make a difference?

“Supporters believe that fair trade is making a significant positive impact in the world”

 
Fairtrade advocates for decent working conditions, fair prices for farmers, sustainable practices, environmental protection and the empowerment of farmers and workers in developing countries.
Fairtrade requires businesses to pay a fair price to farmers for their produce and crops (acting as a safety net ensuring that farmers never receive less than the cost it took to produce their crop in a sustainable manner).
Fairtrade is looking out for farmers to ensure they can improve their livelihoods and strengthen their businesses.
What is Fair Trade?

What is Fair Trade?

Fair Trade Products

Fair Trade Products

Benefits of Fair Trade

Benefits of Fair Trade

Fair Trade Shoes

Fair Trade Shoes

Fair Trade Shoes

Disadvantage of Fair Trade

What is Fair Trade?

A great perspective on Fairtrade in the Phillippines. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBTrAYpzbQY

What is Fairtrade

What is Fairtrade and Why Should You Care?

No doubt you’ve seen the Fairtrade label on goods and products in supermarkets, grocery stores, maybe even clothing and home goods stores, more than once or twice before. You may have even purchased one or two Fairtrade products in the past. But how much do you really know about the concept behind the label and what it really means to the both you, the consumer and the people who bring the product to you in the first place?

A Helping Hand, Not Charity

Some people mistakenly believe that Fairtrade is a charitable effort of some sort, the kind that disperses aid to the disadvantaged. That could not, however, be further from the truth. Fairtrade is all about business but also about securing fair pricing, better working conditions and greater independence for farmers and workers from all over the world.

Fair Trade Justice

One of the major benefits that the fair trade movement has given producers is that it has promoted fair trade justice. The large and rapid growth in consumption of fair trade products means that many consumers nowadays are clearly concerned that producers from...

Fair Trade: How much is human dignity worth?

There has been an interesting discussion over at the poverty matters blog. Vidal wrote that IEA (Institute of Economic Affairs) has attacked fair trade products and their certification, suggesting that it is misleading consumers, expensive and an unproven idea. So,...

What is Fair Trade?

Are you confused about what exactly is Fair Trade and what it means? You’re not alone, a lot of people don’t know much about it except that it is supposed to be good for buyers and companies. The movement started by socially conscious consumers concerned about Fair...

The Disadvantages of Fair Trade