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Fair Trading Information Point. O An Introduction To Fair Trading An Introduction To Fair Trading O General Facts And Figures About Fair Trade General.

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1 Fair Trading Information Point

2 O An Introduction To Fair Trading An Introduction To Fair Trading O General Facts And Figures About Fair Trade General Facts And Figures About Fair Trade O Examples Of Different Types Of Product From One Country Examples Of Different Types Of Product From One Country O Profiles Of Two Producers From Different Countries, Including How Their Communities Benefit Profiles Of Two Producers From Different Countries, Including How Their Communities Benefit O Details Of Local Sources Of Fair Trade Products Details Of Local Sources Of Fair Trade Products O An Advert For My Fair Trade Event An Advert For My Fair Trade Event

3 An Introduction To Fair Trading Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. Click To Return To Navigation page The Fairtrade Foundation is the independent non-profit organisation that was set up in 1992 by several different organisations.

4 General Facts And Figures About Fair Trade O In 2012 UK sales of Fairtrade products reached £1.5 billion – an 18% increase on the previous year. O the FAIRTRADE Mark is recognised by 78% of consumers. O In the UK 1 in 3 bananas are Fairtrade. O In the UK 44% of bagged sugar sold is Fairtrade certified. O In the UK 25% of all roast and ground retail coffee is Fairtrade certified. O Fairtrade products are now sold in more than 125 countries O The FAIRTRADE Mark is an ethical label that is the most widely-recognised globally. Click To Return To Navigation page

5 Examples Of Different Types Of Product From One Country These are examples of different Fair Trade products from India. Click To Return To Navigation page

6 Profiles Of Two Producers From Different Countries, Including How Their Communities Benefit Ghana O Kuapa Kokoo is a co-operative of Ghanaian cocoa farmers nearly 50,000 strong. O They grow their cocoa on small family farms. O Around one in every three cocoa farmers in Kuapa is a woman. Benefits: O Several schools have been built. O Corn mills, palm oil extractors and training in soap making, batik etc. has been invested in for societies to provide alternative means of livelihood during the off-season. Click To Return To Navigation page

7 Profiles Of Two Producers From Different Countries, Including How Their Communities Benefit Click To Return To Navigation page Uganda O Gumutindo Coffee Co- operative Enterprises Ltd began in 1998 as a joint project between Bugisu Co- operative Union (BCU) and and Twin Trading. O It was Fairtrade certified in Benefits: O The work provides an income for families. O Fairtrade enables the growers to become entrepreneurs, by taking the future into their own hands.

8 Details Of Local Sources Of Fair Trade Products Fair Trade food can be bought in almost any food shop for example Tesco, Londis, Sainsbury’s etc. Click To Return To Navigation page And of course almost any product Fair Trade or other can be bought on line and delivered to your house. This is an example of a location in Devon

9 An Advert For My Fair Trade Event Please come to our school fair trade bake sale. 23 rd may!! Click To Return To Navigation page

10 Thank You


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