Tag Archives: Fairtrade Access Fund

Starbucks more than doubles farmers fund to £31.5m

GLOBAL COFFEE giant Starbucks has added another £19m to its Global Farmer Fund to help farmers fight climate change and improve their livelihoods.                     The £19 investment more than doubles the fund, which was started in 2008 with £12.5m. The fund is distributed in collaboration with…
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Getting fair funding into farmers’ pockets

MICHIAL SALLAETS on a $5m investment fund aimed at improving smallholders' lives as well as helping their business grow.                   Getting finance for their small-scale businesses in a fair and sustainable way is one of the biggest challenge that smallholder producers in developing countries face. Fairtrade has been…
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