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  • A Trip Down Ethical Memory Lane

    21 July 2014 by Harriet Lamb, Chief Executive at Fairtrade International

    We all remember with horror the great-aunts who exclaimed: ‘My how you have grown’. Fast forward several decades and we find ourselves parroting the same words when we bump into children we haven’t seen for a while. Their families, with them every day, haven’t noticed and swing round to look at their kids afresh…

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  • Valuing our bananas on Save a Banana Day

    26 March 2014 by Martine Parry, Media Manager at the Fairtrade Foundation

    On Save a Banana Day, Martine Parry, Media Manager at the Fairtrade Foundation, documents a recent visit to banana producers and workers in Ghana, and tells us why valuing our bananas, and those who produce them, is more important than ever.

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  • A good gold story…

    27 February 2014 by Allan Bond, BT Global Services

    A recent report has revealed that gold from conflict zones is entering gold markets illegally. Allan Bond of BT Global Services recently travelled to Tanzania with a group of BT employees to see the difference that Fairtrade gold is making to a small group of artisanal miners in Geita.

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  • Fairtrade: connecting small producers with the rest of the world

    10 January 2014 by Martine Parry, Media Manager at the Fairtrade Foundation

    2014 marks an important year for the Fairtrade Foundation in the UK: 20 years since we first saw Fairtrade chocolate, coffee and tea hit the shelves. Martine Parry, Media Manager at the Fairtrade Foundation, talks about what the past two decades have meant for Fairtrade farmers and workers and what the future holds.

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