World Fair Trade Day — Human Chains for Fair Trade and the Planet

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

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WFTO 10 Principles of Fair Trade

WFTO prescribes 10 Principles that Fair Trade Organisations must follow in their day-to-day work and carries out monitoring to ensure these principles are upheld.

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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

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Guarantee System Workshops

WFTO Asia conducts six Guarantee System workshops in India and Bangladesh WFTO Asia recently conducted six successful Guarantee System workshops. WFTO Asia Executive Director Christine Gent and ... read more
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Blog | WFTO-Asia visits Hold The Future in Vietnam

After 3 months as an intern for the World Fair Trade Organization, Asia office based in Chiang Mai, I had the opportunity to join WFTO-Asia Executive Director, Christine Gent, on one of the work trips to ... read more
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Long-Term Recovery Initiative in Nepal

On April 25, 2015, a devastating earthquake struck Nepal, killing over 8000 people and leaving thousands more injured and displaced. Since then, Fair Trade Group Nepal (FTGN) has launched the Rebuild ... read more