The Fairtrade certification system was created to support and empower marginalised small-scale producers and workers in low-income regions of the world. Fairtrade enables farmers and workers to tackle poverty and improve their own financial sustainability, by creating a trade model with fairer prices and working conditions. But to what degree does it work in practice? How does Fairtrade overcome limitations of its system for greater impact?
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