As announced earlier, FTF-I is co-organising the 14th WFTO Biennial Conference from 9th -13th November 2017 in New Delhi, simultaneously with the 19th (IFOAM) Organic World Congress. The Conference delegation will visit the Organic World Congress at Expo Mart, Greater Noida on 10th November. IFOAM will organise tracks relevant to Fair Trade on this day.
WFTO and FTFI are planning to declare Delhi as the World Fair Trade Capital for a week around the Global Conference. A lot of events are being planned in the Fair Trade Week, to create more awareness about fair Trade in India.
FTFI has started reaching out to various stakeholders, to garner support for the Conference. FTF-I Vice President, Pradeep Krishnappa and ED, Meenu Chopra, met Mr Srinivas, MD National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC) and Mr Alok Kumar-Development Commissioner- Handlooms, to explore synergies for the upcoming conference.