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Our new annual report is out! One and half million farmers and workers round the world have benefitted from increased sales of Fairtrade products in 2014-2015.

View the full report online at http://annualreport.fairtrade.net/en/ in English and http://annualreport.fairtrade.net/es/ in Spanish.
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Fairtrade gold from Africa is coming: The miners of Nsangano mine in Tanzania hope to become their country's first Fairtrade certified gold mine.

Watch BBC's video to learn more or read this article by The Business of Fashion: http://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/global-currents/polishing-the-tarnished-jewellery-industryarctic-circle-diamonds-mining-fairtrade
Hundreds of thousands of Tanzania's miners work in harsh conditions with little pay and even fewer prospects for their future, but that could soon change with a new Fairtrade deal to sell gold to the UK - the first of its kind in Africa.
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Jose Sazarias Masa Sosa is a banana farmer and member of the cooperative Acproboquea in Valle del Chira, Peru. The group of organic banana growers got Fairtrade certified in 2009. Together with sorrounding farms they have turned the former desert area into a prosperous organic and Fairtrade banana valley.

Photo: TransFair e.V/Santiago Engelhardt
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Is charity alone the way to go? Or do we need to tackle the reasons why people are stuck in poverty? Fairtrade CEO Harriet Lamb responds to Effective Altruism movement.
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Sugarcane farmers in Guyana are struggling these days - read in Mala Ramharak's guest blog how Fairtrade strenghthens her farming community anyway:
Due to shifts in sourcing and increasing competition on the world market, sugarcane farmers in Guyana are currently struggling to sell their product on Fairtrade terms. The Guyanese cooperative Canal...
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Farmers and communities must be put in the lead if the cocoa industry truly wants to end child labour. Read our thoughts about the Tulane University Report on Child Labour in West Africa:
The 2013/2014 Survey Research on Child Labour in West African Cocoa-Growing Areas released last week...
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This year International Co-operative Day calls for people to “Choose co-operative, choose equality.” Read more http://fairtrade.tumblr.com/post/123110055045/all-members-have-a-voice-and-vote-this-year #coopsday
All members have a voice and voteThis year International Co-operative Day calls for people to “Choose co-operative, choose equality.” Cooperatives and small farmers have always been an integral part...
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Do you go the extra mile to achieve outstanding results in Fairtrade? Nominate yourself or someone else for our second Fairtrade Awards:

http://www.fairtrade.net/fairtrade-awards.html
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Let us know what you think! We are consulting on the draft of the upcoming Fairtrade Textile Standard and would love to have your feedback:
http://www.fairtrade.net/standards-work-in-progress.html
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A group of Ugandan coffee growers invest their Fairtrade premium in smokeless kitchen and curb deforestation. Read more on Fairtrade America​'s blog:
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Good coconuts need good soil: How farmers in the South Pacific improve their coconut harvest. http://ow.ly/Qbvbb
Farming improvements for coconut farmers in the South Pacific If you want to grow good coconuts, you’ve got to have good soil. So when Savai’i Coconut Farmers Association (SCFA) realised their members...
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Fair Trade Towns launch in Latin America and other highlight from 'best ever' international Fair Trade Towns conference...
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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.