Enabling dedicated Fair Trade organisations in Asia to deliver Fair Trade and to seek greater equity in international trade

WFTO-Asia member Hathay Bunano artisans. Photo Credit: Hathay Bunano.

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UN Adopts New Sustainable Development Goals

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The True Cost

WFTO-Asia and Fashion Revolution Pakistan hosted the country's first screening of the True Cost, November 14th, 2015. Click for the video clip from the media.

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Fair Trade

"Fair Trade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency and respect that seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to sustainable development by offering better trading conditions to, and securing the rights of, marginalized producers and workers – especially in the South. Fair Trade Organizations, backed by consumers, are engaged actively in supporting producers, awareness raising and in campaigning for changes in the rules and practice of conventional international trade." -FINE

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Translation of 10 Fair Trade Principles

Translating the 10 Fair Trade principles into languages throughout Asia is a key initiative of WFTO-Asia. So far our members have translated the principles into the following languages: Bengali, Tamil, Kanda, Hindi, Bahasa, Lao, Mandarin, Nepali, Tagalog, Korean, Singhala, Thai, and Vietnamese. Photo Credit: PODIE, Sri Lanka

Anti-Poverty Week 2015

‘’Freedom from poverty means..’’ In honor of Anti-Poverty Week 2015, WFTO-Asia asked their members about what freedom from poverty means to them. What does freedom from poverty means to you?     ... read more

News | Research: United Nations Announces New Global Goals

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Member states approved seventeen new Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015, which ran from September 25th through the 27th in New York. These goals follow ... read more


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Join Us

Are you committed to 100% Fair Trade? Do you believe we need to change the way the world does business? Join us and become part of the Fair Trade movement. Membership is open to any organisation that has ... read more

Volunteer Internship Program

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WFTO ASIA Volunteer-Internship Program (VIP) Mission Statement of VIP The VIP builds a pool of Fair Trade advocates through volunteerism. It aims to foster a deeper understanding of Fair Trade by ... read more

Photos | WFTO-Asia in Pakistan

Executive Director, Christine Gent and Sustainability Coordinator, Elise Hawley at the premiere of The True Cost. Event was put on with the collaboration of Fashion Revolution Pakistan – hosted at the ... read more

Pakistan Trip Report with WWF

WFTO-Asia: Report to WWF Pakistan November 17 – 21, 2015 Summary: The upgrading and development of Pakistan’s traditional rural craft skills present potential to increase earnings especially for ... read more