Tagged: fair trade

Press Release
Tea picking in Mulanje, Southern Malawi. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith

A new coalition of tea companies, non-governmental and certification organizations commits to finding solution to systemic problems locking-in low wages for tea workers. 

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Mothers across the world want to know what changes they can make to the way they buy, store and prepare food to help the environment and tackle hunger, according to a new global survey released by Oxfam today. Oxfam has outlined five simple changes we can all make to help fix a broken global food system that leaves nearly a billion people hungry every day.

Campaign article

How can we fix the food system? If the system is all of us, and the huge corporations are running the show, that's a pretty daunting task, right? Well it doesn't have to be. The GROW Method explains how you can make a difference.

Palestinian olive growers know it’s hard to plan ahead. Credit: Oxfam

Tael Misaf, a farmer from the West Bank and 31 other farmers from his village, formed a Co-operative for Organic Olive Oil Production. Now Tael’s olive oil is selling on the shelves of foreign specialty shops, delis and other food markets.

Faiumu Faimafili’s family (pictured) are now all working on their organic farm and producing coconut oil for export to The Body Shop. Credit: Jane Ussher/Oxfam New Zealand

Oxfam New Zealand’s partnership with Women in Business Development Incorporated (WIBDI) began in 2001 with an income generation and microfinance project, aimed at improving livelihoods in local communities.

Manuel Chuizo proudly shows his products in a market in Lima. Credit: Percy Ramírez/Oxfam

One of the 114 merchants in the Jose Olaya market (in Villa El Salvador, south Lima), explains how training programs for commercial skills, developed by Oxfam with the local traders, have helped his business.

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