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[Press release]From January 2017, 80% of Páramo production carries the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) First-Buyer Label.

Fair Trade: A Movement for All



IntroductionRecently, we have seen misuse of the term ‘Fair Trade” in current political discourse in North America. The Fair Trade movement, led by our allies in North America, has prepared a joint statement to clarify and set the issue straight about what is true Fair Trade all about...

Fair Trade at Ambiente 2017



We are happy to announce that for the third time Fair Trade products will be showcased at one of the planet’s biggest trade shows – the Ambiente 2017. Following the success of previous participations, WFTO and its members will display wide ranges of beautiful, high-quality products at...

New Year's message from the president of WFTO



“Fair Trade and solidarity without justice ends up turning into charity. And charity does not produce transformation; it does not change the status quo.On the other hand justice without solidarity and Fair Trade without brotherhood become an abstract sense of justice; an empty justice b...

Countdown to the 100th Guaranteed Member



Women's Skills Development Organization (Nepal) is our 100th Guaranteed Member! This Nepal-based organisation joins the ranks of Fair Trade Organisations worldwide that are pioneering Fair Trade best practices in their daily business operation. The guaranteed member status means that the...

Joint statement by Nobunto and WFTO



NOBUNTO & WFTO (World Fair Trade Organization) have the pleasure to communicate that as of November 2016 they have reached an agreement that allows to resolve the dispute (see below) amicably, avoid proceedings before the Court, and ensure their time and limited resources are rather i...

Deadline extended: Call for Papers - 19th Organic World Congr...



New deadline: 30 November 2016The 19th Organic World Congress of IFOAM - Organics International, taking place from 09 - 11 November 2017 in India, now opens its Call for Papers.Every three years sector stakeholders come together at the Organic World Congress (OWC), the world’s largest ...

PRESS RELEASE: Fair Trade = No Poverty



Culemborg, 26 September 2016 - This year WFTO observes Global Anti-Poverty Week (16-22 October 2016) by promoting the 10 Principles of Fair Trade as means to eradicate poverty as desired by the first goal of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals – NO POVERTY.WFTO believes that the princi...