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Worried about wildlife? Sustainable agriculture could be the answer.

Earth's species are dying out faster than ever before, according to a new UN report. It’s clearly a global crisis - but it also directly affects us in our own local environment. We have to find a way to halt this catastrophic crisis in nature, and sustainable agriculture could provide the answer.

FAIRTRADE WELCOMES NEW COCOA FLOOR PRICE IN COTE D’IVOIRE AND GHANA AS BENEFIT FOR FARMERS

Fairtrade today welcomed the announcement by the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana to implement a floor price for cocoa of US$2,600 per metric tonne. Farmers in the two countries, which together produce more than 60 percent of the world’s cocoa supply, have been hit hard by a collapse in cocoa prices in 2017.

48 hours debunking the myth that fair trade coffee isn’t high quality

I spent 48 hours with Fairtrade coffee cooperatives in the Western Highlands of Guatemala and debunked the myth that fair trade coffee isn’t well…good.

Camp with Dad this Father’s Day

Summer is just about to begin and camping season is in full swing. Father’s Day is also right around the corner so what better way to spend quality time with dad than camping in Fairtrade style? Fuel your Father’s Day camping trip with this ethically-sourced gear.

Fairtrade and Colombian President meet to tackle coffee crisis

The leaders of Colombia and Fairtrade met on May 30th to discuss ways out of the global coffee price crisis which is driving millions of coffee farmers further into poverty.

One hundred years on – will we finally bring an end to child labor?

In 2019 the International Labor Organization (ILO) is celebrating its 100th year. From the beginning, protecting children from labor exploitation has been a core part of ILO’s work.

Isabella Pacheco on Coffee Sourcing

Fairtrade is a global network working to share the benefits of trade more equitably. Recently, Fairtrade America’s own Isabella Pachecho was interviewed by the Fairtrade Network of Asia and Pacific Producers for the newsletter they share with their producers. Read more about Isabella and her advice for coffee producers as they grow their businesses.

Reduce your business’s carbon footprint by asking these two questions

In an attempt protect our planet, commodities, and livelihoods, the Paris Climate Agreement intends to maintain the increase in global temperature well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. Leaders in sustainability like Danone, Gotham Greens, L’Oréal, Terracycle and Fairtrade America came together at the FACC Forum on Sustainability & Innovation to discuss how they are taking an active role in global climate action.

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