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
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
Sasha happily shared the information about its visitors from Bangladesh. This time it was Thanapara Swallows, a Guaranteed Fair Trade member from Bangladesh who visited Sasha for an exposure visit to the silk printing unit to upgrade their knowledge on silk and silk printing details.
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
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
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
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