For students interested in engaging in fair trade activism, this guide (PDF) was produced by TransFair Canada (now called Fairtrade Canada). The guide provides background on the fair trade movement, explains how these concepts relate to the Canadian context, and provides suggestions for advocacy action at the local or campus level.
Oxfam America and TransFair USA, now Fair Trade USA, produced a related guide (PDF) to assist student organizers engage in activism surrounding fair trade coffee, including background information on the coffee industry.
Activists can also consult Fairtrade International's website for more detailed information on international fairtrade standards, such as minimum prices and a list of prohibited materials.
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