Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight (24/2 to 8/3) this year is all about women, cocoa and the need for living incomes. We’re going to be telling the stories of women farmers in West Africa and how hard they work for far less than a living income.  The focus is on women’s rights but also on the ways that the... More

Climate and Migration

Climate & Migration The International Organization for Migration projects that between 25 million and 1.5 billion people will have to leave their homes by 2050. This is not an issue which is being treated seriously. The poorest and smallest nations are the ones who are least likely to... More

The Sustainable Development Goals

THE UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have identified the needs of our global neighbours. Governments around the world, including that of the UK, have pledged to address them. There are 17 "Global Goals" with 169 targets between them. "Humanity has... More

She Deserves. Fairtrade and a Living Wage

She Deserves This year the emphasis for Fairtrade Fortnight was on cocoa, empowering women and a living wage. Cocoa prices have dropped dramatically and this really highlights the scandal of unfair trade. The new campaign is an ambitious three year one to introduce a living income for all.... More