The great strength of Fairtrade is ordinary people doing extraordinary things and by our efforts effecting significant change in the way the world works, for the betterment of Third World Producers and ourselves.Read more
Each year in Fairtrade Fortnight BBC Radio Jersey broadcasts our Morning Thoughts about Fairtrade. This is for Monday 23rd. February 2015.Read more
1940's: Oxfam in UK starts to sell goods made in disadvantaged communities in Eastern Europe.Read more
- Fairtrade helps to tackle poverty by opening up markets to marginalised producers.
- Workers and producers are empowered because they learn how international trade works.
- Fairtrade growers are encouraged to protect their environment or go organic.