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Last chance to be a part of our biggest ever appeal!

March 30, 2015

With only days to go until Fair Necessities comes to an end, we're calling for your donations to help some of the world's poorest smallholder farmers to build better lives.

Sweet taste of justice

March 30, 2015 - Alistair Leadbetter, supplier support co-ordinator

Fair trade is benefiting the sugar farmers of Swaziland - but they face challenges in the years ahead.

'We had to go through a lot of hardships' - Bilkis' story

March 25, 2015

Read how your donations to Fair Necessities will change lives, like that of Bangladeshi farmer Bilkis and her family.

Traidcraft launches toolkit to help stamp out child labour

March 18, 2015 - George Williams, Business & Training Consultant

With an estimated 150 million children engaged in child labour worldwide, Traidcraft is trying to help firms ensure children are not being exploited in their supply chains.

The Chilli-Growing Grandmas

March 16, 2015

There are 9 members of the Mavubetse Cooperative and they are all grandmothers...

Donate and make a difference this International Women's Day

March 06, 2015 - Press Release

Support the Fair Necessities Appeal to help empower women in the developing world

Have a FairPalm Sunday!

March 02, 2015

If you're searching for a fresh way to talk about Palm Sunday in your church, then maybe we have the answer.

Visit Mzuzu coffee farmers on our new tour to Malawi

March 04, 2015 - Lizzie White, Saddle Skedaddle

Savour the beautiful country of Malawi on our brand new Meet The People Tour - and meet the farmers who grow the beans for our Mzuzu fair trade coffee.

Nicola Sturgeon responds

March 27, 2015

Traidcraft has received the following response from the leader of the Scottish National Party to the Justice campaign.

A question to ask

March 16, 2015 - Mary Milne, Traidcraft Campaigns Manager

With the General Election campaign entering its final weeks, now is a great time to talk to the people who are hoping to become our Members of Parliament. We've come up with a question you could ask.

Why is the EU still clinging on to ISDS?

March 03, 2015

Traidcraft has long been concerned about the impact of trade and investment agreements on developing countries. Today we published a new report highlighting the damaging Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) clause in investment agreements.