Fair Trade is a global movement responding to the failures of conventional trade that traditionally discriminates against disadvantaged communities. Fair Trade empowers these communities through companies paying them fair, sustainable and stable prices for their products. Fair prices leads to the world’s poorest and weakest producers being able to improve their position and have more control over their lives. Fair Trade also includes a fair go for Indigenous Australians.
Fair Trade delivers a better deal for farmers and producers in the developing world through: