While the Fairtrade Minimum Price is great and the Premium goes a long way, many farmers still struggle with access to finance to make long-term investments or even just finance their crop. The Fairtrade Access Fund has distributed millions in loans to small farmers. Another tool to help small farmers succeed.
Fairtrade International is the global association of Fairtrade organizations. Our members include 28 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.