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

A Climate Challenge

Could we get everyone in the local area talking about the climate ? Can we work together to create an interesting programme and involve new communities? People still don't know how serious the situation is or what we can do about it. So could you invite a speaker to a group you belong to?... More

Streets for People

The Portsmouth Friends of the Earth group has  published a report, ‘Streets for People’ that sets out local people’s vision for Portsmouth streets as places that are people-friendly and not dominated by cars. The report is based on comments from local people about their favourite streets,... 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