Fairtrade and the Environment — Dominica

One of the least understood aspects of Fairtrade is its strong emphasis on protection of the environment. Fairtrade standards include many environmental criteria — they even now incorporate protection of waterways and biodiversity and efforts to reduce greenhouse gases. The document¬†Fairtrade and the Environment – Dominica offers a case study on how Fairtrade is helping banana farmers on a Windward Island to protect their local environment.

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