Fair-Trade Certification : an Innovative Way to Fetch Better Income for Small and Marginal Farmers

Titre Fair-Trade Certification : an Innovative Way to Fetch Better Income for Small and Marginal Farmers
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Titre du périodique International Journal For Technological Research In Engineering
Date 2016/08
Pagination 4 p.
Résumé Abstract : «In India the small and marginal farmers are bitterly exploited by the middlemen. Farmers and workers at the beginning of the supply chain don’t always get a fair share of the benefits of trade. Fair-trade enables consumers to put this right.This article is trying to provide more inputs on the concept of fair trade, so that the farmer organizations can take initiatives for attaining fair trade certification which fetches better income for them. This also depicts the advantages of becoming a fair trade certified farmer. One of the astonishing facts realized during the meeting with producer organizations in Western Ghats is most of them are unaware about the concept of Fair Trade. This clearly indicates that necessary steps have to be taken by the concerned authorities to educate the farmers on modern business concepts such as Fair Trade, Farmer Producer Companies Etc.»

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