29 Feb '12, 9am

What is #Fairtrade Fortnight? @FairtradeUK @daisygreenmag... Will you #takeastep

What is #Fairtrade Fortnight? @FairtradeUK @daisygreenmag... Will you #takeastep

To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight (27 February – 11 March) we take a closer look at what it is. Buying Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability as well as fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. By requiring companies to pay sustainable prices (which must never fall lower than the market price), Fairtrade products address the injustices of conventional trade, which traditionally discriminate against the poorest, weakest producers. Fairtrade Foundation is a development organisation committed to tackling poverty and injustice through trade. Certification and product labelling (through the Fairtrade Mark) are the primary tools for their development goals. The backing of organisations of producers and consumers in a citizen’s movement for change is integral to their work. Step up for Fairtrade… This year Fair...

Full article: http://www.daisygreenmagazine.co.uk/living/features-livin...

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