Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Trade Begins to Get Fairer

"Perspectives are positive," Anja Osterhaus of the Fair Trade Advocacy Office in Brussels, a common initiative of four international fair trade federations told IPS. "Growth is particularly fast in countries where fair trade is not well established yet and still has a big potential." The idea behind fair trade is to link low-income producers in developing countries with consumer markets. Fairly traded products seek to support living wages and safe and healthy conditions for workers.


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