WORLD FAIR TRADE ORGANISATION ASIA
 JUNE 2017
     
 

A WFTO Asia Provisional Member since 2015, Homeland Development Initiative Foundation (HDIF) stands out for many reasons. Based in Armenia at the crossroads of Asia and Europe, HDIF is not only one of the country’s original Fair Trade social enterprises, it’s also the first WFTO Member organisation in a post-Soviet country. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HDIF IN AN INTERVIEW WITH SHAUNT TCHAKMAK, MARKETING MANAGER

 

This volunteering experience was an opportunity to discover Thai culture, see the processes of organic agriculture first-hand, and discover a self-sufficient way of life. It was also a means to learn more about Fair Trade, to think about international solidarity, and to feel the connection between all alternative movements in the world. READ ABOUT JUCIEN'S EXPERIENCE WITH THE VIP IN THIALAND
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Fair Trade Advocacy Office issued a reaction to an important reflection paper launched by the EC Vice Presidents on how the EU should harness globalisation, which says it will support fair trade (but for Europeans only!). VIEW FULL ARTICLE HERE
 

The WFTO Biennial Conference is the largest global gathering of organisations representing the Fair Trade supply chain, from producers to wholesalers and resellers. Taking place every two years, it is the only international event that brings all actors of the Fair Trade movement in one place. JOIN US! REGISTRATION INFORMATION HERE