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Palm oil boom: companies must clean up their act in Africa

Palm oil boom: companies must clean up their act in Africa | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Deforestation, climate change and land rights abuse: the palm oil industry has a troubled track record. But proponents say it can be a force for good
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Ecotourism Kenya Eco-rating Certification Scheme Achieves GSTC Recognition - Travelandtourworld.com

Ecotourism Kenya Eco-rating Certification Scheme Achieves GSTC Recognition - Travelandtourworld.com | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Ecotourism Kenya Eco-rating Certification Scheme has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status.
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Where's it bean? An investigation of the sustainability of single origin coffee

Where's it bean? An investigation of the sustainability of single origin coffee | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Researchers at Southampton Solent University are currently investigating the sustainability of small-scale coffee production and retail.
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Cocoa premiums perpetuate poverty and should be 30 times higher, says Cacao for Change

Cocoa premiums perpetuate poverty and should be 30 times higher, says Cacao for Change | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Social venture Cacao for Change has written to Barack Obama and Ban Ki Moon calling for cocoa prices to triple.
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Barry Callebaut sets 2025 target for sustainable cocoa

Barry Callebaut sets 2025 target for sustainable cocoa | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Barry Callebaut has pledged to bring 500,000 cocoa farmers out of extreme poverty and eradicate child labor in its supply chain under an initiative t
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Vietnam's forests could be saved from destruction if coffee growers go Fairtrade

Climate change will halve Vietnam's coffee plantations by 2050, but destroying forests for more plantations would make the problem worse.
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The South African vineyard where all workers are co-owners

The South African vineyard where all workers are co-owners | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
At the Bosman Family Vineyards, harvesters, wine makers and workers all have a stake in the business which operates as a sustainable farming community
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EU, enable citizens to make change: prioritise sustainable consumption and production!

EU, enable citizens to make change: prioritise sustainable consumption and production! | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
The Fair Trade Advocacy Office (FTAO) speaks out for Fair Trade and trade justice with the aim to improve trading conditions for the benefit of small and marginalized producers and poor workers in developing countries.
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Mondelez moves beyond certification but still wants Fairtrade by its side - analysis

Mondelez moves beyond certification but still wants Fairtrade by its side - analysis | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Seven years ago, Cadbury announced one of the more notable sustainability initiatives of recent times when it teamed up with Fairtrade on cocoa certification. This month, the UK chocolate maker's owner.
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Barry Callebaut sets 2025 target for sustainable cocoa

Barry Callebaut sets 2025 target for sustainable cocoa | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Barry Callebaut has pledged to bring 500,000 cocoa farmers out of extreme poverty and eradicate child labor in its supply chain under an initiative to source fully sustainable cocoa by 2025.
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Fairtrade to review cocoa premium against farmer income study

Fairtrade to review cocoa premium against farmer income study | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Fairtrade International plans next year to review its minimum price and premium for certified cocoa against a study measuring the drivers of income for farmers.
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Growing our cocoa, raising our voices: a film made by women cocoa producers in Côte d'Ivoire

This is "Growing our cocoa, raising our voices: a film made by women cocoa producers in Côte d'Ivoire" by Fairtrade International on Vimeo,…
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Swaziland: Sugar Workers Pay the Cost of King Mswati's Greed

Swaziland: Sugar Workers Pay the Cost of King Mswati's Greed | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Thousands of workers in Swaziland's sugar industry, which exports hundreds of thousands of tonnes of sugar to Europe and within Africa and is (...)
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Vox Pop: Can consumers tell the difference between sustainable cocoa labels?

Vox Pop: Can consumers tell the difference between sustainable cocoa labels? | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Many consumers struggle to tell the difference between cocoa certification program labels like Fairtrade and company own labels, such as Nestlé’s Cocoa Plan, but all agree social responsibility should be a priority for chocolate...
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FTT signs MRA with Ecotourism Kenya

FTT signs MRA with Ecotourism Kenya | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Fair Trade in Tourism signs MRA with Ecotourism Kenya https://t.co/77jtR7yQya
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Even doubled income for farmers won’t make cocoa sustainable: Mars

Even doubled income for farmers won’t make cocoa sustainable: Mars | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Cocoa living income may need to quadruple to secure the long term future of the crop, says Mars’ global procurement head.
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Palm oil industry watchdog lax on human rights: critics

Human rights abuses at palm oil plantations are going unpunished by the industry watchdog due to weak rules, critics say, as an Amnesty International report on Wednesday exposed severe violations at Indonesian plantations.
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Vietnam faces dilemma on forests as climate change threatens coffee crops

Vietnam faces dilemma on forests as climate change threatens coffee crops | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Vietnam is the world’s largest producer of Coffea canephora, or Robusta coffee, which is mainly used to make instant coffee and other lower-quality products
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Vietnam faces dilemma on forests as climate change threatens coffee crops

Vietnam faces dilemma on forests as climate change threatens coffee crops | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Imagine mornings without coffee. Can you? As Vietnam's Robusta coffee farms come under threat of climate change, coffee production might slow down i
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Small-scale farming threatens rainforests in Sumatra

Small-scale farming threatens rainforests in Sumatra | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Indonesian farmers need cooperatives and incentives to make small-scale oil palm and rubber farming both economically and ecologically sustainable.
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Mondelez moves beyond certification but still wants Fairtrade by its side - analysis - Food news - NewsLocker

Mondelez moves beyond certification but still wants Fairtrade by its side - analysis - Food news - NewsLocker | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Seven years ago, Cadbury announced one of the more notable sustainability initiatives of recent times when it teamed up with Fairtrade on cocoa certification. This month, the UK chocolate maker's owner.
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Mondelez extends cocoa sustainability program to Cadbury

Mondelez extends cocoa sustainability program to Cadbury | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Mondelez International has joined forces with the Fairtrade Foundation to extend the snack and confectionery giant’s Cocoa Life sustainability program to Cadbury-branded products.
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A million artisanal gold miners in Madagascar wait to come out of the shadows

A million artisanal gold miners in Madagascar wait to come out of the shadows | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
Small-scale gold mining has been given an unexpected boost as a result of a political coup and fall in commodity prices
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New vulnerability assessment shows how climate change could redraw the agricultural map of Central America | CIAT Blog

New vulnerability assessment shows how climate change could redraw the agricultural map of Central America | CIAT Blog | Fair and Sustainable Trade | Scoop.it
#climatechange is changing #agriculture. Need to understand vulnerability - and plan accordingly for #zerohunger https://t.co/pg8a8JsauY
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Fairtrade Carbon Credits animation

Learn about how we are supporting rural communities to tackle climate change through Fairtrade Carbon Credits, a joint initiative of Fairtrade International and…
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