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The Olympic City becomes a Fair Trade City
A golden moment for Rio de Janeiro as it becomes a Fair Trade Town during the Olympic Games
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#DidYouKnow 56% of #Fairtrade co-ops are also #organic? More in our #Impact Rpt. http://fairtr.de/BL

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This is the reality of our food system. The numbers don't add up. We have high expectations for producers, but we are often complacent as supermarkets apply price pressures that squeeze farmers and workers. Fairtrade works for greater balance in trading relationships. Good read here. http://fairtr.de/Bs
Bananas in big retail shops in Western countries mostly originate from plantations in Equatorian countries where enslaving the workforce is prevalent.
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Great weekend read on a region in Italy where cooperatives produce a 1/3 of the GDP. There's a reason we're big fans of co-ops. Did you know that over 80% of Fairtrade producers are organized into co-ops and associations? http://fairtr.de/B8
Six things we can learn from Northern Italy’s Emilia Romagna region, where cooperatives drive the economy.
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Wow that's impressive didn't know as many as 80% were co-ops!
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Fairtrade has kicked off the search for a global CEO. Please share widely!
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Banana workers on Fairtrade certified farms are working to rebuild the peace in Colombia. Harold Suarez, one of the workers, explains how in this great piece from the The Guardian.
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Fairtrade response to Telemundo web documentary “Harvest of Misery”
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There are 1.65 million farmers and workers in certified Fairtrade organizations. Meet a few of them here. http://fairtr.de/Bd

At the heart of the Fairtrade system are the farmers and workers, members of Fairtrade certified producer organizations. Here you'll find inspiring stories of their work and how they seek to build a better future for themselves and their communities. Subscribe to our RSS feed to get stories ...
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Such inspirational and humble people.
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Do you know Capucas Coffee yet? Well you should. An entrepreneurial vision has grown into a respected cooperative of 800 small-scale coffee farmers producing quality coffee known worldwide. http://fairtr.de/Bq 
The Coffee Cooperative Capucas Limitada (COCAFCAL) was created by 55 partners in 1999, with an entrepreneurial vision. Today it has more than 800 active members, of which 20% are women. COCAFCAL’s …
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Did you know you can search the FLOCERT website to see all Fairtrade certified producer organizations and traders? Check it out here http://fairtr.de/7
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Fairtrade Starts Search for Global CEO
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Hope you find the right person for the job!
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Shining a light on forgotten farmers in the fashion supply chain. While the movement for ethical fashion gains steam, it's important to remember the people farming cotton - the raw material for much of our fashion. http://fairtr.de/5
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Helping farmers and workers get a better deal.
Introduction
Fairtrade International is the global association of Fairtrade organizations. Our members include 29 organizations, including national organizations that promote the Fairtrade Mark in consuming countries and three producer networks representing the 1.24 million Fairtrade farmers and workers.

We manage and develop the Fairtrade Standards and provide support to farmers and workers around the world.