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Bitter Cup - The Dark Side of the Tea Trade

31 mei, 2019 - 11:08
From: dw.com
"Working conditions on many of India's tea plantations are disastrous. The pickers live in dire poverty with no clean drinking water and are exposed to pesticides. Why are Indian tea workers not benefiting from the global tea boom?"

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FairWild Foundation publishes FairWild Standard Revision and Development Procedure

27 april, 2019 - 11:59
From: FairWildOn April 16, the FairWild Foundation published a new policy document “FairWild Standard Revision and Development Procedure (Version 1/2019).” The document describes the process by which the FairWild Standard – an internationally recognized set of principles, criteria and indicators for verifying the sustainable and equitable trade in wild harvested ingredients – will be periodically reviewed and revised. 
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