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Coffee is the largest Fairtrade product. Information in this presentation is from the report, “Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade,” which covers the impact of Fairtrade on producers ...

Coffee is the largest Fairtrade product. Information in this presentation is from the report, “Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade,” which covers the impact of Fairtrade on producers around the world.

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  • MONITORING THE SCOPE AND BENEFITS OF FAIRTRADE THIRD EDITION, 2011 Coffee© Fairtrade 2011 Project Title sits here - update this via the Header and Footer options
  • Coffee is big business and remains one ofthe most valuable primary products inworld trade.© Fairtrade 2012
  • However, formany of theworld’s 25 millioncoffee farmers,coffee is a labourintensive cropthat frequentlyyields smallfinancial returns.© Fairtrade 2012
  • More than 70 percent of all coffee farmers are smallholders working on plots smaller than 10 hectares in developing countries. The Fairtrade Standards for coffee only apply to small producer organizations.© Fairtrade 2012
  • Due to the four years ittakes a coffee plant toyield fruit, it is difficultfor farmers to respondquickly to thefluctuating markets.© Fairtrade 2012
  • Borunsya Agenina,farm workerat Ankole CoffeeProducersCooperative UnionLtd in Bushenyi,Uganda.© Fairtrade 2012
  • All information contained in this presentation and more can be found in the full report, “Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade” (PDF) at www.fairtrade.net.© Fairtrade 2012