Yesterday (15 september) this joint statement from Fairtrade International (FLO) and Fair Trade USA came out (see FairTrade.net Article):
Fairtrade International (FLO) and Fair Trade USA (FTUSA) share a belief in the importance of empowering producers and workers around the world to improve their lives through better terms of trade. However, as we look…
Posted on September 16, 2011 at 2:30pm
A recent publication from a recognized Dutch university comparing the impact of different certification schemes on the lives of small scale coffee producers in Nicaragua has sparked a debate in The Netherlands about the benefits to producers of different certification schemes and the future of Fair Trade.
The research conducted by the Center for Development Studies of the University of Nijmegen amongst 350 coffee producers in northern Nicaragua focused on a comparison…Continue
Posted on March 29, 2010 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments