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Fairtrade Fortnight - less-unfair trade?

1st March, 2007

'Fairtrade' is sometimes described as merely 'less-unfair trade'. Are there global trading mechanisms that need to be tackled first before fairtrade can work? What about the role of subsidies? Harriet Lamb, Director of the Fairtrade Foundation, and Silver Kasoro, a fairtrade tea grower, give their answers...


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