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SOAS report claims Fairtrade fails the poorest workers in Ethiopia and Uganda

A NEW report published by SOAS, University of London, has found that some Fairtrade certified coffee, tea and flowers do not necessarily improve lives of the very poorest rural people in Ethiopia and Uganda. The four-year research project studied rural labour markets in areas producing crops for export which included, in some research sites, Fairtrade…
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