Published on March 14, 2014
Marisa da Silva Colloquim 7 November 2013
Trade NOT aid Sustainable Production Empowerment Relationships Better working conditions Producers Consumers
Bananas Cocoa Cotton Flowers Honey Cereals Rice Spices Tea Wine
Sugar Reform Begins
1.231 million people ◦ 40% of Swazis live below the poverty line Sugar = substantial contributor to the GDP of Swaziland Selling into European Union ◦ Preferential trade agreements – ACP Why Fairtrade is needed in the sugar sector? price volatility competition health consciousness climate change 1 October 2012 = sugar reform ◦ EU import quotas were removed and guaranteed EU prices withdrawn
The Two Main Economic Benefits of Fairtrade
Premium Benefit 3 conditions Social Socio- Economic Environ - mental
In the Fair Trade system, one thing that makes the development process faster is something called the ‘Social Premium’. A social premium is an extra sum of money that is to be used for social developments such as building schools, buildings, roads, hospitals, getting better medication e.t.c. It always equals to 14% of the regular income .
There are lots of companies supporting Fair Trade, including ; Cadbury Divine Kit Kat Star Bucks Marks and Spencer Oxfam Crossroads The Body Shop and more.
But Fairtrade sugar also lands in jams, ... Mauritius, Swaziland, and Malawi, have encouraged Fairtrade certification for small sugar farmers. ...
as Malawi and Swaziland into sugar cane farming. ... Fairtrade smallholders, Fairtrade Foundation, 2014 3 Who’s got the Power? Tackling imbalances in
Evaluation and Baseline Research: Fairtrade Sugar ... Swaziland 7 2300 . 4 3.3 Indicators The study requires the collection of data along the ...
With chewy centres. Traditional sweets made using fair trade sugar from Swaziland. 150g; Carries the FAIRTRADE mark; Don't forget it's cheaper to buy a ...
Traidcraft sugar products. Traidcraft ... and packed in Mauritius as well as white granulated sugar from Swaziland. ... co.uk/c-39-fair-trade-tea-from ...
Traidcraft Cookies Stem Ginger Fairtrade 2 per Minipack Ref A07821 [Pack 16] ...
Twelve deliciously crunchy biscuits made using fair trade sugar from Swaziland, then half-covered with creamy milk chocolate. For the ultimate seasonal ...
Coordinator of Fairtrade Yorkshire, ... a Fairtrade sugar cane farmer from Swaziland, is about to be pushed into poverty by trade policy Cameron’s ...
EU sugar reform a bitter pill for farmers driven into poverty, say ... Swaziland’s sugar was exported to ... spending bolstered by fair trade ...