Fairtrade International System Announces New Funding To Help Producers Mitigate The Effects Of COVID-19

From: csrwire.com

Fairtrade International and including its U.S. chapter, Fairtrade America, champion the rapid growth of two new funds to aid farmers and workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing immediate support as well as relief for the anticipated long-term effects. As an organization seeking to better the lives of producers in developing countries, Fairtrade has currently raised over $3.9 million in both funds including seeding more than half of this amount. The Producer Resilience Fund accepts donations from retailers, businesses, non-governmental organizations, and government agencies and has collected over $3.1 million in pledges to date.

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