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[Living Green] [Fun Environmental Stories through Numbers] The 6.6% overshadowed by sweetness

by Eco Generation | 18-09-2017 10:52 Comments 2 Comments recommendations 0 recommendations



The 6.6% overshadowed by sweetness The largest producersa of cocoa, the raw ingredient of cholcolate 'cote d'Ivoire' and 'Ghana' Only 6.6% of the price of chocolate is left for the farmers! Approximately 2.26 million children between the ages of 5 and 17 are working on the cocoa farms of Cote d'ivoire and Ghana. Is there not a way for the laborers to be paid what they deserve? What is fair trade? Forced labor and child labor are prohibited. Minimum price and fiar trade premium are guaranteed. The environment is taken into consideration. You can participate in fair trade by comsuming products with the mark below. Do you see the mark on the products you want to purchase? Fair trade in everyday life. You can participate in Faritrade Towns, an area or institution that uses and promotes fiar trade products in daily life. Join the 1865 communities worldwide. Fair trade in everday life. Fair Trade day is Saturday of the second week of May. You can attend Fair Trade Dat events all over the world. For further learning, please visit Make chocolate fair, fairtrade international, fair trade towns international and read <50 reasons to buy fiar trade>

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Ogechukwu Anierobi

Ida Ayu Mas Amelia Kusumaningtyas

  • Ida Ayu Mas Amelia Kusumaningtyas says :
    Indonesian's farmer are treated much worse. Tobacco farmers are usually kids, where we all know that tobacco isn't good for the health. imagine a kid harvesting these plants without a safety procedure. Oh, how scary it is.
    Posted 23-09-2017 22:37

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