Fairtrade Africa, the association of producers participating in Fairtrade International’s (FLO) system in Africa, is organizing a convention themed to strengthen African producers role in the value chain. The convention is scheduled for November 1-5, 2012, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The program will feature a Fairtrade Africa Forum, Fairtrade & Organic Expo, Producer training workshops, and field visits. Over 200 participants are expected to attend, including small-scale farmers and workers from across Africa, international traders, policy makers, NGOs, microfinance organizations and Fair Trade stakeholders.
Details at Fairtrade Africa 2012 Convention