8 Ways Fair Trade Enterprises are Building Capacity
Build capacity is the 3rd principle in the Fair Trade Federation nine principles. Check out how fair trade enterprises, including Dandarah, are realizing this principle.
Fair Trade is a means to develop producers’ independence. Members maintain long-term relationships based on solidarity, trust, and mutual respect, so that producers can improve their skills and their access to markets. Members help producers to build capacity through proactive communication, financial and technical assistance, market information, and dialogue. They seek to share lessons learned, to spread best practices, and to strengthen the connections between communities, including among producer groups.