Manizales, Colombia, October 3, 2011 -- In response to a growing demand for strengthened capacity in price risk management for the coffee industry, the World Bank’s Agricultural Risk Management Team, working in collaboration with Fair Trade USA, will provide training in this area to the Colombian Fair Trade coffee sector. The training will benefit 37 producer cooperatives which represent thousands of Colombian coffee growers in this area of the country.
Manizales, Colombia, 3 de octubre de 2011 – Respondiendo a una creciente demanda de mayores capacidades en el manejo del riesgo de precios para la industria cafetera, el Equipo de Manejo de Riesgo Agropecuario del Banco Mundial, junto a Fair Trade USA, capacitarán en este tema al sector del café de comercio justo colombiano. La capacitación beneficiará a 37 cooperativas que representan a miles de productores cafeteros en esta zona del país.
Making Fair Trade More Accessible for More Companies to Increase Producer Impact with Fair Trade Certified Coffee
OAKLAND (September 28, 2011)—Fair Trade USA, the leading nonprofit certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, recently introduced a new innovation strategy entitled Fair Trade for All. This bold new vision will double the impact of Fair Trade Certified™ coffee by 2015 and make Fair Trade more accessible to companies of all sizes.
San Francisco Bay Area (September 26, 2011)—Fair Trade USA, the leading nonprofit certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, and Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), a globally-respected, independent third-party certification company, announced details of their new strategic partnership today.