Articles

Exploring Synergies between SDGs and Fair Trade

Free and Inclusive Trade, Sustainable Development and Practices, Social Solidarity Economy, and Gender Equality, do these words ring a bell? Yes, you must have read a great deal about them in everyday’s headlines. Everyone from a child to a world leader is discussing and debating about them. The world is shifting its focus on these… Continue reading Exploring Synergies between SDGs and Fair Trade

Activities · Events

FTFI announces its XVI National Convention and AGM in December, 2016

Theme: ‘Entrepreneurship and Skill Development (with a special focus on Handloom and Handicrafts sector’  On behalf of the Executive Council and the National Secretariat, we cordially invite you to the XVI National Convention and AGM of Fair Trade Forum-India to be held in Hyderabad from 1st-3rd December, 2016. The theme of the National Convention -2016 is ‘Entrepreneurship and Skill Development (with… Continue reading FTFI announces its XVI National Convention and AGM in December, 2016

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WFTO Biennial Conference 2017: Update

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.… Continue reading WFTO Biennial Conference 2017: Update

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Sasha is always committed to work towards overall development of the artisans

Sasha Fair Trade, based in Kolkata believes that community-based social enterprise is at the core of women’s economic empowerment, and provides an ethical alternative to the conscious consumers alike. Sasha is committed to work towards overall development of the artisans and makes them empowered. Apart from this, Sasha presented a great collection of bags-from totes, shoppers,… Continue reading Sasha is always committed to work towards overall development of the artisans

Activities · Exhibitions

Upasana at Pause for a Cause, Bangalore

Upasana Design Studio presented its as usual attractive range of products at Pause for a Cause exhibition from 13 to 15 July, 2016 at Karnataka Chitrakala Parisath, Art Complex, Bangalore, India. From handmade colourful stoles to kurtas and dresses were displayed in the exhibition. Upasana looks at social issues and makes fairly produced products as… Continue reading Upasana at Pause for a Cause, Bangalore

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Last Forest becomes member of WFTO

Tamil Nadu: Last Forest proudly shared the information on their certification by the World Fair Trade Organisations (WFTO). Read what Last Forest has to share: Recognizing our efforts to maintain standards of Fair Trade in our operations, we have been certified member of WFTO. The WFTO logo is now present along with the Last Forest tag… Continue reading Last Forest becomes member of WFTO

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We are Shifting: FTF-I

FTF-I would like to inform you on a major decision taken by the Executive Council. As you all know, FTF-I is the co-organiser for WFTO Global Conference in November 2017 and we are planning a lot of activities for the Fair Trade Week, around the Conference. The preparations for the Conference have already started and we… Continue reading We are Shifting: FTF-I

Activities · Events

Mark your calendar for Asia Fair Trade Summit 2016

The World Fair Trade Organization- Asia presents a two and a half day Fair Trade summit to exchange best practice in Fair Trade, and to promote shared economic and social values in Asia. The event will take place from 19th – 22nd October, 2016 at Sampran Riverside Hotel, located outside Bangkok. Members who are interested can write to membership@wfto-asia.com… Continue reading Mark your calendar for Asia Fair Trade Summit 2016

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World Fair Trade Celebrations 2016

The Fair Trade Day is not only for fair traders. It is for everyone who believes in positive change through Fair Trade. We celebrate the World Fair Trade Day with all ‘Agents For Change’. Message from Rudi Dalvai, President, WFTO  “The concept of Fair Trade and its principles create an enabling environment especially for those… Continue reading World Fair Trade Celebrations 2016

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WFTO Biennial Conference in India

We are happy to announce that FTF-I will be co-hosting the WFTO Biennial Conference 2017. MoU was signed on 07th April, 2016. Rudi Dalvai, President, WFTO and Natalai, Chief Executive, WFTO, visited India to understand the ground work to be done for the conference and had a fruitful meeting with team FTF-I. We are expecting… Continue reading WFTO Biennial Conference in India