Crossfire: does fairtrade have more impact than conventional trade or trade certified by other sustainability standards?

Matthew Anderson, Philip Booth, Sushil Mohan

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Abstract

The article discusses the impact of fairtrade compared with conventional trade or trade certified by other sustainability standards in Great Britain. It mentions the aspect of fairtrade as a strategy for sustainable development and poverty reduction through ensuring the minimum price and defined additional premium payments . It indicates the goal of fairtrade to provide opportunities for small-scale farmers and workers who have been economically marginalized by the conventional trading system.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-13
JournalFood Chain
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

Keywords

  • Fairtrade
  • Fair Trade
  • Impact

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