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Gender Equality: Good for Women, Business & Development

Friday 13 March 2015 - As the world has just celebrated International Women's Day, Equal Harvest, a new study published by the Fairtrade Foundation, comes at an ideal time when issues of gender inequality are being discussed in the media. The report states that enabling more women to join the organisations that grow produce such as bananas, cotton and tea, could benefit businesses and support global development, as well as ensuring gains for women.

Support Fairtrade cocoa farmers this Easter

Thursday 12 March, 2015 - Support Fairtrade cocoa farmers like Mary Appiah this Easter, by buying Fairtrade Certified chocolate eggs, bunnies and bars.

Stepping into the limelight: Female cocoa farmers share their experiences

Sunday 8 March 2015 - Strengthening women's place in the communities where Fairtrade works begins with understanding the challenges they face. Female members of ECOOKIM, a Fairtrade certified cocoa cooperative in the Ivory Coast, are stepping up to share their stories on film. 

Pacific producers launch the Fairtrade Pacific Sub-Network

Friday 23 January - As the number of Fairtrade producers organisations in the Pacific grows, so does their participation and influence in the global Fairtrade system. Since 2010, Fairtrade producers in the Pacific increased from 6,000 to 20,000. To capitalise on this growth, Pacific producers have formally launched the Fairtrade Pacific Sub-Network.

Successful first year of Fairtrade ANZ’s ICT project in Papua New Guinea

Tuesday 23 December - Aimed at increasing Fairtrade farmers’ entrepreneurial abilities through the use of technology; the two year IFAD-funded project “Linking Farmers in Papua New Guinea (PNG) to Fairtrade Markets” supports farmers to capitalise on their use of technology to better perform tasks such as price negotiation, logistics and planning, as well as identifying market opportunities and accessing information. 

Fairtrade ANZ launches Good Governance Training Module

Thursday, 18 December 2014 - Fairtrade ANZ launched its Good Governance Training Module for small farmers in Goroka, Papua New Guinea, this November.

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