Monday, 29 April 2013

The real benefit for farmers and workers

The Fairtrade system provides real benefits to small farmers and workers, consumers and the surroundings. 

1. Small farmers and workers: about 1.2 million workers and farmers in 58 developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America benefit from Fairtrade. Some of the benefits of Fairtrade include:

• Increased power improved role in the trade of their make

• Improved access to low or no-interest loans

• Technical assistance for building communications to improve production

• Communications systems, and collectively-owned transport and processing tools

• Better health care and education

2. Consumers: The Fairtrade system benefits consumers by 

• Having the chance to buy in line with their principles 

• Being empower them to play their part in addressing global trade inequity

• Getting in exchange high feature products

3. Environment: Fairtrade rewards and encourage farming and production practices that are environmentally sustainable as,

Integrated farm management systems which minimize pollutants, pesticide and herbicides

• Organic farming techniques

• Banning the use of most dangerous pesticide