Registration of KIDS as a Fair Trade Organisation by Fair Trade Forum – India, New Delhi

Registration of KIDS as a Fair Trade Organisation by Fair Trade Forum – India, New Delhi

Considering the efforts of KIDS in promoting Natural Fibre Crafts and helping the rural poor artisans to earn a sustainable income, KIDS has been registered as a Fair Trade Organisation by Fair Trade Forum India, New Delhi. Fair Trade Forum – India (FTF-I) is the national level networking organization of grassroots artisan/producer groups, facilitating organizations and individuals who comply with the Fair Trade standards. FTF- I represents its member fair trade organizations all over India to grow fair trade visibility and standards through advocacy, lobbying, training and monitoring. Fair Trade is an organized social movement and market-based approach that aims to help
producers in developing countries and promote sustainability.

The movement advocates the payment of a higher price to producers as well as social and environmental standards. It
focuses in particular on exports from developing countries to developed countries, most notably handicrafts, coffee, cocoa, sugar, tea, bananas, honey, cotton, wine, fresh fruit, chocolate and flowers.

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