28 Sep '12, 1pm

Can Fair Trade Coffee Be More Fair?

Can Fair Trade Coffee Be More Fair?

This is a guest post from Miguel Zamora, Director of Coffee Innovation at Fair Trade USA . According to U.N. poverty statistics, 2 billion people live on less than $2 USD a day. Even though I work for Fair Trade USA , a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping farmers and workers fight poverty through trade, I have to ask myself if we’re really doing enough to change this sobering reality. In my role as Director of Coffee Innovation, I’m tasked with exploring if and how Fair Trade can evolve to reach farther and be more impactful—how it can help far more people earn fair prices and wages; work in safer conditions; and improve access to healthcare, clean water, and education. © Fair Trade USA While numbers are a critical indicator of measuring “are we doing enough?” I learn the most through the people I meet and work with every day. I’m on the road for several months eac...

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