Lessons from a decade of campaigning on supermarket power

The European Union’s new law on Unfair Trading Practices was officially passed in April 2019. It is the culmination of 10 years of Traidcraft Exchange’s EU lobbying and campaigning to curb supermarket power and strengthen the position of the workers and farmers who produce our food. Tom Wills reflects on the lessons of this process.

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What do we mean by 'service provision'?

Skim through any Traidcraft Exchange programme or project report and you will find mention of ‘developing service providers’, ‘strengthening service provision’ – or words to that effect.  George Williams talks us through Traidcraft Exchange’s thinking and approach.

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Tom Sharman
International Tea Day

December 15th is International Tea Day. In this blog, George Williams gives us an insight into how Traidcraft Exchange has been working to improve the lives of millions of producers and workers in the tea value chain since 2004.

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Nancy Demuth
Shifting the balance of power

Poverty at its root is a question of powerlessness. George Williams considers whether improving the overall efficiency of value chains and developing new markets for producers can lead can lead not only to increases in income, but also to shifts in the balance of power.

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Nancy Demuth
Introducing our 2017/2018 Impact Report

We are delighted to share with you our Impact Report for 2017/2018 in which we reflect on an extraordinary year – one where international trade has become mainstream news, but the voices and needs of people living in poverty are still overlooked. 

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Nancy Demuth