14th WFTO Biennial Conferece to be held in Delhi

FTFI is co-organising the 14th WFTO Biennial Conference in 2017 to be held in Delhi, India. The Global Conference will be held in New Delhi from 09th to 12th of November 2017 , simultaneously with the 19th (IFOAM) Organic World Congress 2017 being organized at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida. IFOAM and WFTO… Continue reading 14th WFTO Biennial Conferece to be held in Delhi


Call for Papers

The Track Committee, of which WFTO is a member, calls for papers that are elaborating on these thoughts. There will be 12 sessions over the three days. Each session will have 3-4 oral presentations and 3 poster presentations. The Track Committee will screen received papers and invite selected speakers that are committed to participate in… Continue reading Call for Papers


Upasana in Germany

Our member, Upasana participated in the INNATEX exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany. The exhibition that was held from the 30th July to 1st of August, was organised under the auspices of the IVN (International Association of the Natural Textile Industry), providing exhibitors with information about product certification. INNATEX stresses the importance not only of ecological factors in… Continue reading Upasana in Germany


Enterprise orientation for the artisans at IICP

Sarba Shanti Ayog initiated an Enterprise Development Programme, especially tailor-made for the requirements of the differently abled trainees and their parents. Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy (IICP) approached SSA to conduct a series of workshops on “Enterprise Orientation” and ‘Business Skill Development’. The participants were provided with a clear idea about the formation of small… Continue reading Enterprise orientation for the artisans at IICP


International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

A brief from UNESCO Page Today is ‘International Day of the World’s Indigenous People.’ This year the day is devoted to the right to education.  Celebrate the day, to raise awareness for the rights of indigenous people. Understating the situation of Indigenous people, this year UN has dedicated this day to the right to education.… Continue reading International Day of the World’s Indigenous People


FTFI supports National Handloom Day

Today, when we are celebrating Friendship Day‬ our nation is also celebrating the 2nd National Handloom Day. Handloom industry is among the top employment generator in India after agriculture. More than 43 lakh weaver and allied workers are engaged in it and there is no wonder in sharing that around 78% of them are women.… Continue reading FTFI supports National Handloom Day


We have shifted: FTF-I

This to share with you again that our office has shifted from Plot No. 62-1/1, Flat No – 206, East of Kailash, New Delhi – 110 065, Delhi, India to Fair Trade Forum India, G-14, Lower Ground Floor, Lajpat Nagar-III, (Behind Haldiram’s) New Delhi – 110 024, Delhi, India. Please update it for all kind of further… Continue reading We have shifted: FTF-I


Annual General Meeting of Sadhna Handicrafts

Annual General Meeting was organized by Sadhna Handicrafts on 28th May, 2016, where more than 400 artisans from different groups/locations participated. Ms Judy Frater, founder of Kala Rakhsa Vidyalaya inaugurated the AGM by formally lighting the lamp along with the board members. Kala Raksha Vidyalaya is the first design school for the traditional artisans. She… Continue reading Annual General Meeting of Sadhna Handicrafts

Activities · Exhibitions

Summer camp for the artisan’s children: Sadhna Handicrafts

Sadhna handicrafts organized one day summer camp for the artisan’s children on 16th June, 2016 at Udaipur. Children between age group 13-18 years participated in the camp. One of the highlight of the camp was to guide and counsel the youth for the right career path. The youth was guided about the different work opportunities… Continue reading Summer camp for the artisan’s children: Sadhna Handicrafts