fair trade

Gender Makes the Difference: Fair trade

This fact-sheet considers the impact that fair trade has on women and the environment. Fair trade contributes to sustainable development by offering better trading conditions to, and securing the rights of, marginalized producers and workers, especially those of women. Fair trade also supports sustainable agriculture and natural resource use by recognizing and providing compensation to women who have traditionally been trusted with all the knowledge of the diversity and conservation strategies of the region. 

Read More