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  • May 19, 2015

Considerable effort needs to be made to provide farm workers’ children with the tools and knowledge required to enable them to fulfill their potential. It is proposed that if children can be assisted to develop new goals for their lives and think differently about themselves, their current situation and future, they may be inspired to follow t

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FAIRTRADE COFFEE & CHOCOLATE WEEK, WHAT’S YOUR FLAVOUR?

  • May 11, 2015

What better way to keep warm this winter than to join in the fun with Fairtrade Coffee & Chocolate Week running from 3-9 August? The campaign, themed – What’s your flavour? - promises to take consumers on a choco-nated journey of the senses as we shed a spotlight on all things dark, decadent and delicious.

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FAIRTRADE SALES IN SOUTH AFRICA

  • May 08, 2015

Sales of Fairtrade certified products in South Africa are up - with increases of as much as 190% in core categories. Fairtrade sales have grown from R287m in 2013, to R294m in 2014, with growth of as much as 190% in key product categories.

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USE OF FAIRTRADE DEVELOPMENT PREMIUM IN SOUTH AFRICA 2014

  • May 07, 2015

In addition to strict social and environmental standards, unique to Fairtrade is the Fairtrade Development Premium (FDP). It is an empowerment tool used to achieve equality and sustainability in the agricultural sector. The FDP further embodies the principles of empowerment that are at the core of the Fairtrade movement.

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INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR BOSMAN FAMILY VINEYARDS

  • April 24, 2015

South Africa, Wellington: On Wednesday, 22 March, at a glittering ceremony in London, Bosman Family Vineyards was recognised for their ethical business practices at The Drinks Business Green Awards when they were announced as the runner up for The Ethical Company of the Year Award.

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SHARING KNOWLEDGE TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE TOGETHER

  • April 22, 2015

This Earth Day Fairtrade International is putting the spotlight on the many farmers around the world struggling with the effects of climate change.

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NEW 'FAIRTRADE BRASIL' CONNECTS BRAZILIAN CONSUMERS TO BUY FAIRTRADE FROM LOCAL FARMERS

  • April 15, 2015

Brazilian consumers now have the power to help farmers in Brazil and developing countries build better futures for themselves, by choosing products with the FAIRTRADE Mark in stores across Brazil.

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FAIRTRADE MONITORING AND EVALUATION SUMMARY REPORT 2014

  • April 13, 2015

Fairtrade International has published their annual Fairtrade Monitoring and Evaluation Report for 2014. The data in this report show that Fairtrade has continued to grow during 2013, both in terms of the participation of farmers, workers, and their producer organizations, and in terms of the product volumes sold by producer organizations on Fair

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN ECO FILM FESTIVAL

  • March 20, 2015

The South African Eco Film Festival will bring the world’s best documentary films with environmental themes to South African audiences from the 26th of March to the 2nd of April.

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TASTE OF CAPE TOWN – FINE FOOD FAIR

  • March 20, 2015

Calling all foodies, connoisseurs, gastronomes, pleasure seekers – get ready for the 8th annual Taste of Cape Town, held from 10-12 April 2015 Green Point Cricket Club.

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